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Flu Clinics 2018

 

 

If you are eligible for a Flu Vaccination you will receive a letter inviting you to book into one of our designated clinics. Alternatively, please contact the Surgery to arrange your appointment as the 2017 dates are now available.

 

 

Please click here for the 2018 flu clinic details

 

 

Am I eligible?

You will qualify for the Flu Vaccine if you fall into one of the following categories:

  • 65 years of age or over 
  • Pregnant
  • Living in a long-stay residential care home or other long-stay care facility
  • Receive a carer's allowance, or you are the main carer for an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if you fall ill
  • 2 or 3 years old. Note : Please book into the designated Children’s clinic
  • Children between ages 4 to 9 will ve vaccinated at school- you may attend if you have missed your appointment at school, please enquire at the surgery (Speak to Nurse Wendy).
  • Suffering from a chronic (long term) illness such as
  • Chronic respiratory disease, such as asthma (that requires inhaled or tablet steroid treatment or has led to hospital admission in the past)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or bronchitis
  • Chronic heart disease, such as heart failure
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Chronic liver disease, such as hepatitis
  • Chronic neurological conditions, such as Parkinson's disease or motor neurone disease
  • Diabetes
  • Problems with your spleen – for example, sickle cell disease, or if you have had your spleen removed or a weakened immune system due to conditions such as HIV and AIDS, or as a result of medication such as steroid tablets or chemotherapy.

 

Please do not hesitate to contact the Surgery if you are unsure.

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