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Flu Vaccs Posted on 21 Nov 2018

Our Practice Nurses and Health Care Assistant have pre-bookable appointments for flu vaccinations for AT RISK ADULTS AGED 18-65 (see details below) and CHILDREN (see details below).  Please contact Reception to book an appointment

- Quadrivalent vaccine for those at risk aged 18-65  - Please see at risk categories detailed below:

· Have certain medical conditions such as chronic respiratory, heart, kidney, liver, neurological disease inc stroke, TIA, Parkinsons, MS, cerebral palsy,  hereditary or degenerative conditions, diabetes, weakend immune system

· Seriously overweight—BMI of 40 or above

· Pregnant 

· Are 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 

· Health and social care staff

 

The flu vaccine is also free on the NHS for children as listed below:

· Children aged 6 months to 17 years with a long-term health condition  (Note: 6 mths to 2 years = injection and 2 years to 17 years = nasal spray)

· Children aged 2 and 3 on August 31 2018 – that is, born between September 1st 2014 and August 31st 2016 (nasal spray)

· Children in reception class and school years 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 (nasal spray)  (Note:  Vaccinations will be provided in school)


For further advice please contact the surgery or visit  NHS England website
www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/who-should-have-flu-vaccine/

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