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Popup COVID-19 vaccination clinic at South London Islamic Centre


Message from Streatham GPs working with South London Islamic Centre – pop-up vaccine clinic at South London Islamic Centre Saturday 10 April   

Dear friends of all faiths and none,

We respectfully invite you to work together with us in improving the Covid-19 vaccination rates amongst our local community in Lambeth. The local BAME population in particular have the lowest uptake of the vaccine, and as community leaders we want to support our local NHS colleagues to vaccinate more people; this is the best protection against the severe effects of Covid-19.

On Saturday 10 April 2021 (1:45pm - 5:00pm), local GPs will be running a further pop-up vaccination clinic at South London Islamic Centre (Streatham Mosque) with the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. This follows the success of our first popup clinic on Saturday 13 March 2021.

  • The address is 8 Mitcham Lane, Streatham, London, SW16 6NN.
  • No appointment necessary – simply walk-in to the Mosque between 1.45pm to 5.00pm on Saturday
  • This service is available for people of all faiths or none in Lambeth
  • We have attached a poster {above}, and more information including clarification regarding common rumours and myths about the Covid-19 vaccine can be found here: https://www.streathamgp.co.uk/covid-slic/
  • If anyone would like to have the vaccine, please ask them to complete this very short survey, takes no more than 1 minute: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/WB2K9JR

Who can have the vaccine?

  • Anyone aged 50 and over
  • Refugees and homeless people – the surgery team will register any such patients who do not already have a registered GP surgery
  • People aged 18 or over with any of the following AND who have not yet had their first COVID vaccination:
  • a blood cancer (such as leukaemia, lymphoma or myeloma)
  • diabetes
  • dementia
  • a heart problem
  • a chest complaint or breathing difficulties, including bronchitis, emphysema or severe asthma which has resulted in a hospital admission previously
  • a kidney disease
  • a liver disease
  • lowered immunity due to disease or treatment (such as HIV infection, steroid medication, chemotherapy or radiotherapy)
  • rheumatoid arthritis, lupus or psoriasis (who may require long term immunosuppressive treatments)
  • have had an organ transplant
  • had a stroke or a transient ischaemic attack (TIA)
  • a neurological or muscle wasting condition
  • a severe or profound learning disability
  • a problem with your spleen, example sickle cell disease, or you have had your spleen removed
  • are significantly overweight (BMI of 40 and above)
  • a severe mental illness such as schizophrenia or bipolar affective disorder


You should NOT attend this clinic if:

  • You have had a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine already
  • You are not in any of the groups listed above
  • You have had COVD-19 in the last 4 weeks
  • You have or have had any of the COVID-19 symptoms in the last 4 weeks (fever, new continuous cough or loss of smell or taste)
  • You ever had a severe life-threatening allergy to a vaccine
  • You have had any other vaccines in the last 7 days
  • You have been given the COVID-19 vaccine as part of a trial
  • You are under the age of 18
  • You are or could be pregnant now

This opportunity has been arranged by South London Islamic Centre in collaboration with our local vaccination site and GP surgery, Streatham Place Surgery (branch site of Edith Cavell Surgery).

Dr Quraishi, one of our local GPs, recorded the following messages in English and in Urdu, and another GP has kindly provided a similar message in Somali – please watch for reassurance and encouragement about vaccination:

Best wishes

Omar Din
AT Medics Managing Director
AT Learning | AT Tech | Co-Founder

T: 07966 032 942 | E: omardin@nhs.net | A: 26-28 Streatham Place, London, SW2 4QY