Independent report

Spring 2023 COVID-19 vaccination programme: JCVI advice, 22 February 2023

Statement setting out the advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) on the spring 2023 COVID-19 vaccination programme.



This statement sets out further detail regarding the spring 2023 booster programme. It’s based on the interim advice, formulated on 8 November 2022 and published on 25 January 2023.

JCVI advises that an extra booster vaccine dose in spring 2023 should be offered, as a precautionary measure to:

  • adults aged 75 years and over
  • residents in a care home for older adults
  • individuals aged 5 years and over who are immunosuppressed
Published 7 March 2023