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GP COVID-19 vaccine dashboard

Find out about the GP COVID-19 vaccine dashboard, including information on the purpose of the dashboard, how to access it and the data included.

About the dashboard

The GP COVID-19 vaccine dashboard has been developed by NHS Digital to help Primary Care Networks (PCNs) increase vaccination uptake across their local communities. 

It's accessible via NHS smartcard and is an optional tool to help the vaccination rollout. 

The dashboard provides
  • a visualisation of COVID-19 vaccine uptake across patients registered to practices on your NHS smartcard
  • metrics showing progress to date
  • data that can be downloaded into your local GP Point of Care (PoC) solution to pull up patient records or download an invite list that can be loaded into local booking solutions
  • patient contact information to arrange a first dose or get a pending or overdue second dose booked in

Getting access

The dashboard is live and ready for access via smartcard. Follow these steps to get started:

Step 1 – Smartcard setup checks

To see uptake across GP practices (in your PCN or federation), you’ll need to have each practice on your smartcard along with the activity code B0360.  

Work with your local RA and practices to get these added where they are not already present. If you don’t know your local RA, many (but not all) are listed on our contact details page, or you can contact your local CCG for assistance.

You’ll need to check your system status with regards to NHS Credential Management software, which is required to access the dashboards. This is currently being deployed by CCGs and IT support organisations across the NHS estate. Check if NHS Credential Management is installed on your machine.

If you see the following message when you try to log on, it means the NHS Credential Management software is not installed:

Image of dashboard error showing software not installed

If the NHS Credential Management is not installed, we recommend that you contact your local CCG/IT support to find out the deployment path. Deployments are happening rapidly, and we’d expect your situation will be resolved in the near future.  

If this does not solve your immediate issue, discuss options with your local IT on how to get your machine updated ahead of their deployment schedule.

Step 2 – Access and training

Use the user guide and training videos below to help you get the most out of the dashboard.

About the data

You’ll see aggregated metrics and patient data for patients registered to practices recorded on your NHS smartcard.  

Data is refreshed overnight from all vaccination PoC systems 7 days a week.

If you have any concerns or issues with the data presented or missing data, contact the NHS Digital national service desk on or 0300 303 5035 with the details and they will investigate.

3rd primary dose patient list

From the 4 October 2021, the dashboard contains a published list of immunocompromised patients (aged 12 upwards), who have been identified as eligible for a 3rd primary dose of a COVID vaccine. For more information on this feature, see the latest release video and the user guide.

Guidance from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) was used to generate the patient list from data sources that NHS Digital collect from, including hospitals, GP practices, and community pharmacies (via the NHS Business Services Authority).

User guide and training videos

Introduction to 3rd primary dose, boosters and vaccination history

Training - vaccination history report

Homepage introduction


Filters and views

Uptake analysis

Patient download

Release information

Latest releases

20 October 2021 – fix to date formats and AccuRx downloads

The following updates are being released:

  • date formats will be fixed so that they will always display in UK format, whatever the browser settings (such as US browser settings causing dates to display in US format)
  • update to AccurRx download file formats to align with AccuRx upload formats and prevent rework for our users

4 October 2021 – boosters, 3rd primary dose patient list and vaccination history report live

The following new features are going live:

  • information on how booster rollout is progressing, along with access to those eligible and pending their booster dose
  • a new report showing you your immunocompromised patients (from 12 upwards) eligible for the 3rd primary dose
  • vaccination history report allows you to view the digital vaccination history of one of your patients, as held in the national clinical system

Watch a video introducing this release.

These releases will only be released pending formal government confirmation of policy.

Previous releases

You can view information about previous releases by opening the following expanders:

9 September 2021

Inclusion of date of birth in download forms.

19 August 2021

Inclusion of Janssen under vaccine brand.

Update to last date refreshed feature.

12 August 2021

Inclusion of age filter and charts for 16 and 17 year olds.

Inclusion of new field: 1st dose vaccine site within the downloads available for those pending their 2nd dose.

Queries and support

If you have any queries and need additional support, contact the NHS Digital national service desk on or 0300 303 5035.

Last edited: 20 October 2021 1:46 pm