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BOOK YOUR FLU VACCINATION APPOINTMENT FROM 17/9/20 Posted on 25 Feb 2021

Flu clinics available for at-risk patients.  Please book online or speak to the reception.  Under 65 years ASTHMATIC patients to ring the surgery to book your flu vaccination appointment as not all asthmatic patients meet the criteria for the flu jab.

Please note that non-at risk (healthy) patients in the 50-64-year old age group will not be vaccinated until November and December, providing there is sufficient vaccine, and no appointments will be offered for this age group until then.

Flu Clinics will be held from 21st September 2020

Please note that non-at risk (healthy) patients in the 50-64-year old age group will not be vaccinated until November and December, providing there is sufficient vaccine, and no appointments will be offered for this age group until then.

At-risk groups

It is recommended that you have a flu jab if you:

  • are 65 years old or over
  • are pregnant
  • have a serious medical condition
  • are living in a long-stay residential care home or other long-stay care facility (not including prisons, young offender institutions or university halls of residence)
  • are the main Carer for an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if you fall ill
  • are a frontline health or social care worker
  • are a health and care staff in the voluntary managed hospice sector that offer direct patient/client care

People with medical conditions

  • chronic (long-term) respiratory disease, such as severe asthma, COPD or bronchitis
  • chronic heart disease, such as heart failure
  • chronic kidney disease
  • chronic liver disease, such as hepatitis
  • chronic neurological disease, such as a stroke, TIA or post-polio syndrome
  • asplenia / spleen dysfunction
  • diabetes
  • a weakened immune system due to conditions such as HIV, or treatments that suppress the immune system such as chemotherapy
  • morbid Obesity (BMI>≥40)
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