‘Make Mine a Double’- Autumn Vaccination Campaign Closing Soon

13th March 2023
COVID and Flu Vaccines available through South Eastern Trust as part of the Winter Vaccination campaign

The South Eastern Trust are making a final call to the public to attend for both their COVID-19 and Flu vaccines before the autumn vaccine programme comes to an end on 31 March 2023.

The vaccine programme has been a huge success, it has saved lives, allowed us to live with COVID-19 and eased pressures on the Health Service.

Lead Nurse of the vaccination programme, Kate McGarrigle explained, “A booster is the best way to maintain your protection against serious illness from COVID-19. I would encourage anyone aged 16 – 49 years old not to delay in coming forward to receive their vaccines before the programme comes to an end. The 31 March 2023 will be the final day that this group, who are not considered at risk, can avail of the COVID-19 booster as part of the primary course.

Those eligible to receive their vaccines include the following groups:


  • Those aged 50+
  • 16-49 yrs in a clinical risk group
  • 16-49 yrs who are household contacts of immunosuppressed patients
  • 16-49 yrs who are Carers
  • Frontline HSC staff (patient facing and social contact)
  • Pregnant women


  1. All those who have yet to complete their Primary Covid Vaccination Programme: 1st dose, 2nd dose and 1st Booster dose
  2. 5-15yr olds who are in a clinical risk group
  3. 5-15yr olds who are part of an immunosuppressed household

Please note Flu vaccinations are only available to those aged 16+ in the above categories.

Online booking is now available at the following link –  https://vaccinations.covid-19.hscni.net/booking

A number of walk-in appointments are also available at the following location:

One Stop Clinic (Level 1), Ambulatory Care Centre, Ulster Hospital, Upper Newtownards Road, Dundonald

  • Saturday 25 March 2023, 10.00am – 3.00pm (5+ yrs)

Lagan Valley Hospital, Mobile Bus Unit, 39 Hillsborough Road, Lisburn

  • Saturday 25 March 2023, 10.00am – 3.00pm (5+ yrs)

Great Hall, Downshire Hospital, Ardglass Road, Downpatrick

  • Saturday 25 March 2023, 10.00am – 3.00pm (5+ yrs)

Please check the NI Direct website or the Trust Facebook and Twitter pages for further details on available slots and booking arrangements.

Those attending the vaccination clinics MUST provide Photo ID, their health & care number if possible and the date of their previous vaccination.

Those attending who are aged between 5-15 MUST be accompanied by an adult.

Free parking is available on each of the sites, please follow the signs.