Seasonal Flu & Pneumococcal Immunisation

Does Age Affect The Risk Of Flu?

Yes. If you are aged 65 years or over or you are at higher risk.

 

Who Is At Risk?

 

Seasonal Flu Vaccination 2021/22

With winter fast approaching we know that flu is a worry for many of our patients.

This year it is more important than ever for those who are eligible* to safely have the free flu vaccination.

This year we will be offering our patients appointments for the flu vaccination at Lakeside Country Club.

Please note currently this is a single Influenza vaccination and does not include the COVID booster

 Over 65’s

We are awaiting vaccine before we can confirm further flu clinic dates.

18 - 64 years and patients with an at risk condition (*To find out if you are eligible for the free flu vaccination click here.)

We are awaiting vaccine before we can confirm further flu clinic dates.

Please ring after 2pm to book an appointment to avoid routine appointment booking, please phone us on 01252 835016 or 01252 317551.You will be allocated a timed appointment on a specified date. Do not turn up without an appointment.

*To find out if you are eligible for the free flu vaccination click here.

We are not currently co-administering the COVID vaccination and influenza vaccination.

Do I Need To Be Protected Against Pneumococcal Infection?

Everybody aged 65 and over should now be immunised to help protect them against pneumococcal infection which can cause diseases such as pneumonia, septicaemia (blood poisoning) and meningitis. Please phone the surgery during September to make an appointment if the above applies to you.