Last updated: 29 April 2024

Next review: 15 April 2025

The Government has announced details of the spring 2024 Covid-19 booster. If you're eligible, your GP should be in touch to let you know. From Monday 22 April, the National Booking Service is open for bookings at the following Waltham Forest pharmacies.

  • Rosewood Pharmacy - Electric House (E4 7BH)
  • Mount Pharmacy (E4 9AA)
  • Britannia Pharmacy - Queens Road (E17 8PX)
  • Medicos Pharmacy (E17 9AP)
  • Michael Franklin Chemists (E17 7PJ)
  • Grove Pharmacy (E17 9BU)
  • Leyton Green Pharmacy (E17 9DN)
  • Well Walthamstow - High Street (E17 7AD)
  • Well Walthamstow - Wood Street (E17 3LX)
  • Anji's Pharmacy (E10 7LA)
  • Leyton Orient Pharmacy (E10 5LG)
  • Leyton Pharmacy (E10 6PP)

The vaccine will:

  • reduce your risk of getting seriously ill, being hospitalised or dying from Covid-19
  • reduce your risk of catching and spreading Covid-19
  • protect against different strains (variants) of Covid-19

Which vaccine will I get?

The Covid-19 vaccine currently offered in Waltham Forest is the Pfizer-BioNTech bivalent.

This vaccine meets strict standards of safety, quality, and effectiveness. Further information is available on the NHS website

The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine does not contain any components of animal origin.

You cannot usually choose which vaccine you have, however, you will only be offered vaccines that are suitable for you. This includes when you book your appointment online.

You can find out about the ingredients in the vaccines currently available in the UK: