Have you had your vaccination? Are you happy to share your experience?

As the COVID-19 pandemic rolls on, increasing attention is placed upon the role of vaccines to reduce the impact of coronavirus, especially amongst the most vulnerable. Vaccinations have now been underway since December and during this time tens of thousands of people in East Sussex have received their first jabs.

Healthwatch East Sussex, the local independent health and care watchdog, today launches a survey to capture the direct experiences of people who have been vaccinated, and to better understand the views of those who are yet to receive their vaccination. Responses to the survey will help us learn whether the vaccination process is meeting the needs of recipients and to identify how it could be improved for others. We also want anyone who has not been vaccinated to tell us whether or not they will accept an invitation for a jab and their reasons.

The closing date for completing the survey is midnight on 31st March 2021, and the findings will be published on the Healthwatch East Sussex website from April. We will share insight from the public with health and care providers and decision-makers to inform and improve the vaccination process and will publish any changes they will make in response to what you say.

The survey can be completed in confidence in the following ways:


· Online: https://healthwatcheastsussex.co.uk/covid-19-vaccination-survey/

· By phone: 0333 101 4007 (lines open Mon-Fri 10am-2pm)

· By post: Freepost RTTT-BYBX-KCEY, Healthwatch East Sussex, Greencoat House, 32 St Leonards Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 3UT

· Download a paper survey: Visit the relevant weblink above.


Complete the survey now