Flu Clinics

We are still running our flu clinics in house this year, but as you would expect there will be a few changes in light of guidance we need to follow to ensure your safety and that of our team at the practice.

Please click here to view our letter with further details (PDF, 97KB)

Who is eligible for a free flu vaccination?

There are separate groups of patients we will be vaccinating and they are as follows:-

  • children aged 2 to 3 years, children of reception and primary school age, and, for the first time this year (2020) children in Year 7. In addition, children who are clinically at risk are offered the vaccine from the age of six months. Those children at school will be given their flu vaccination in the school setting
  • pregnant women
  • those aged 65 years and over
  • those in long-stay residential care homes
  • carers
  • close contacts of immunocompromised individuals (those patients living with patients who have been shielding)
  • health and social care staff employed by a registered residential
  • care/nursing home, registered domiciliary care provider, or a voluntary
  • managed hospice provider
  • NHS workers
  • Patients under 65 years of age who have a specific clinical condition (see below)

Eligible clinical conditions

  • chronic (long-term) respiratory disease, such as severe asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or bronchitis;
  • chronic heart disease, such as heart failure;
  • chronic kidney disease at stage three, four or five;
  • chronic liver disease;
  • chronic neurological disease, such as Parkinson’s disease or motor neurone disease, or learning disability;
  • diabetes;
  • immunosuppression, a weakened immune system due to disease (such as HIV/AIDS) or treatment (such as cancer treatment);
  • asplenia (having no spleen) or splenic dysfunction;
  • morbid obesity

Our UNDER 65 AT RISK clinic dates are as follows

Wednesday 16-Sep-2020 08:50 - 12:30 & 14:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 23-Sep-2020 08:50 - 12:30 & 14:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 14-Oct-2020 14:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 21-Oct-2020 14:00 - 18:00

Our OVER 65 clinic dates are as follows

Wednesday 30-Sep-2020 08:50 - 12:30 & 14:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 07-Oct-2020 08:50 - 12:30 & 14:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 14-Oct-2020 08:50 - 12:30
Wednesday 21-Oct-2020 08:50 - 12:30

 

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