Fraud Prevention Notice – Purchase of COVID-19 vaccines

Date: 22 January 2021

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NHS Counter Fraud Authority (NHSCFA) has been alerted about individuals and companies seeking to buy doses of the COVID-19 vaccine from staff and organisations in the NHS.

Government guidelines state that ‘the COVID-19 vaccination is only available through the NHS to eligible groups and it is a free vaccination'. It cannot be sold privately in the UK.

Please read the notice (download the PDF document)

Please read the Public Health England information leaflet about COVID-19 vaccinations (download the PDF document)

  • Summary:

    NHS Counter Fraud Authority (NHSCFA) has been alerted about individuals and companies seeking to buy doses of the COVID-19 vaccine from staff and organisations in the NHS.

    Government guidelines state that ‘the COVID-19 vaccination is only available through the NHS to eligible groups and it is a free vaccination'. It cannot be sold privately in the UK.