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Polio vaccination for children in Lewisham

Children aged 1 to 9 years old in Lewisham are being offered a dose of polio vaccine. For some children this may be an extra dose on top of their routine vaccinations. In other children it may bring them up to date with their routine vaccinations.

There are signs the virus may be spreading in London and the number of children vaccinated is lower than it should be. Boosting immunity in children should help protect them and reduce the risk of the virus continuing to spread.

Walk in polio vaccination clinics for children aged 1–9 years are now available at a range of locations across Lewisham at bookable and walk-in clinics.


Bookable appointments

University Hospital Lewisham, High Street, Lewisham
London, SE13 6LH
Clinics are between 8am and 5pm

Monday 24, Tuesday 25, Wednesday 26 and Thursday 27 October

Children aged 5-9

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St Laurence Church Hall, 37 Bromley Rd, London SE6 2TS

Monday 24 October, 9am to 4.45pm

Children aged 1-9

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Walk in clinics

Goldsmiths Community Centre, Castillon Road SE6 1QD

Saturdays in October 9am to 1pm and 2 to 5pm, Mondays in October 2 to 6pm

Children aged 1-9


Evelyn Community Centre, 9 Wotton Rd, Deptford SE8 5TQ

Tuesdays in October 11.30am to 4pm

Children aged 1-9


The Green Man Hub, The Barn, 355 Bromley Rd, London SE6 2RP

Friday 28 October, 1 to 5 pm

Children aged 1-9


Lewis Grove Pharmacy, 1 Lewis Grove, Lewisham, SE13 6BG

Sundays in October 9am to 2pm

Children aged 5-9

If your child is between 1 and 4 years of age, you can also contact your GP practice.

Find out more about the polio booster campaign at GOV.UK

Vaccination sites for children aged 5-9 can be found here

FAQs and clinic information are available here at Polio vaccination - NHS South East London (selondonics.org)

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