Criminals are using the Covid-19 vaccine as a way to target the public by tricking them into handing over cash or financial details. Be alert! The NHS will NEVER ask for payment, financial information or turn up at your home unannounced.

If you receive a call you believe to be fraudulent, hang up. If you are suspicious about an email you have received, forward it to Suspicious text messages should be forwarded to number 7726 (which is free of charge).

If you believe you have been a victim of fraud or identity theft, you should report this directly to Action Fraud either online at or by phone on 0300 123 2040.

Be alert to Covid-19 Vaccine Fraud