Healthwatch South Tyneside seeking views on people's experiences of covid vaccine sessions

A health watchdog in South Tyneside is seeking people’s views on how their coronavirus jab went.

Wednesday, 7th April 2021, 6:00 am
A health worker prepares a vaccine (Photo by Kirsty O'Connor / POOL / AFP) (Photo by KIRSTY O'CONNOR/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Healthwatch South Tyneside is carrying out an online survey to find out people’s experience of getting the vaccine.

People in South Tyneside who have had their initial – or both – Covid jabs are being urged to take part in a short online survey.

The ongoing vaccination programme is being carried out at venues including Cleadon Park Primary Care Centre and Flagg Court PCC in South Shields, The Glen PCC in Hebburn, hospitals and in patients’ homes.

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Healthwatch South Tyneside is working with the NHS to find out people’s experiences of receiving their vaccine in the borough and the results of the survey will be shared with the NHS to help healthcare leaders understand what is going well, and what else could be done to improve the delivery of the vaccine.

The survey, which should take no longer than 5-10 minutes to complete, can be accessed at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/KMDWDY5

Healthwatch South Tyneside is an independent organisation set up to champion the views of patients and social care users in South Tyneside, with the goal of making services better and improving health and wellbeing.

The organisation says it wants to hear about people’s views, needs and experiences to help South Tyneside get the best possible health and care.