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Book Your Flu appointments From 13/9/2020 Posted on 13 Oct 2020

Flu clinics are available for at-risk patients.  Please ring the surgery to book your flu Vaccine if you are 65 and Over and   'at risk'

Please note that  healthy patients (non-at risk) in the 50-64-year old age group will not be vaccinated until   December, providing there is sufficient vaccine,

Flu Clinics will be held from 13th September 2020

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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