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Life is delighted to be the venue for an NHS large vaccination centre, but the operation of the centre, including appointments and queueing, is solely the responsibility of the NHS. Sorry, but Life will not respond to any queries relating to the NHS vaccination programme.

The NHS has issued the following information: Only people who are invited to have a vaccine can book an appointment. For more information go to this NHS website.

Parking is available in nearby Times Square Car Park. Limited spaces are available on site on a first-come, first-served basis – sorry, but we are unable to reserve spaces. 

 

Due to Government restrictions, Life Science Centre, Life Meetings and Events and Times Square Café are currently closed. For any queries, please email info@life.org.uk. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Stay safe.

Life Science Centre will not be running its outdoor ice rink this year due to ongoing uncertainty caused by the pandemic. Read the full statement >

Due to the Government-imposed lockdown, Life Science Centre is currently closed.

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Information on the COVID-19 vaccine

 

Life is delighted to be the venue for an NHS large vaccination centre, but the operation of the centre, including appointments and queueing, is solely the responsibility of the NHS. Sorry but Life will not respond to any queries relating to the NHS vaccination programme.

The NHS has issued the following information: Only people who are invited to have a vaccine can book an appointment. For more information go to this NHS website.

Parking is available in nearby Times Square Car Park. Limited spaces are available on site on a first come, first served basis – sorry but we are unable to reserve spaces. 

The NHS will let you know when it's your turn to have the vaccine. It's important not to contact the NHS for a vaccination before then.

 

Resources:

  • Official guidance Please always refer to NHS guidance on COVID-19 vaccines.
  • Understanding the science As part of the Science Museum Group's blog on the coronavirus, the organisation's Science Director, Roger Highfield, talked to the Chief Investigator for the Oxford COVID-19 vaccine trial in this post.
  • Fact or fiction? The independent fact checking organisation Full Fact has a page dedicated to its work on coronavirus, with a section specifically on COVID-19 vaccines, debunking a lot of fake news that is spreading on social media.
  • How are vaccines approved? The video shown below created by the BBC explains the necessary stages of clinical trials that must be followed before any vaccine is authorised for use - a process that normally takes about a decade - and how this was achieved for the COVID-19 vaccines, despite being developed in less than a year.

 

 

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