Seasonal Influenza Vaccination

Seasonal flu is a highly infectious illness caused by a flu virus.

The virus infects your lungs and upper airways, causing a sudden high temperature and general aches and pains.

You could also lose your appetite, feel nauseous and have a dry cough. Symptoms can last for up to a week.

These clinics covers patient from 6 months and over who are eligible for a flu vaccination. Eligibility can be check by contacting the reception staff.

Flu Clinic Eligibility

If you are eligible for  flu jab, please book an appointment with our Practice Nurse.

  • over 65 years of age 
  • pregnant 
  • or have: 
    • a serious heart or chest complaint, including asthma 
    • serious kidney disease 
    • diabetes 
    • lowered immunity due to disease or treatment such as steroid medication or cancer treatment 
    • if you have ever had a stroke

Reception staff will check your eligibility for flu jab and offer you an appointment

Childhood and Pre-School Immunisation

Childhood and Pre-school immunisation sessions are undertaken by our practice nurses. Children are invited to attend following the national schedule for childhood immunisation if you have any queries please call one of our practice nurses.

For comprehensive, up-to-date and accurate information on vaccines, disease and immunisation in the UK please use the following link  NHS Choices - Immunisation.

 

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