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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S6W-02104

Date lodged: 31 August 2021

Question

To ask the Scottish Government by what means hospital patients in receipt of the COVID-19 vaccine can expect to obtain the batch number for the vaccine they have received.

Current status: Answered by Humza Yousaf on 13 September 2021


Answer

Previously, individuals had to access the batch number of the vaccine they received in Scotland by requesting access to their medical records. Batch numbers are now available on vaccination status certificates which can be downloaded or obtained at: Get a record of your coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination status | The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine (nhsinform.scot) or from the COVID-19 Status Helpline on 0808 196 8565 (open every day from 10:00am to 6:00pm).

2D QR barcodes have now been added to all records of vaccination for additional security.