2021 FLU CLINICS!
We will be in touch to book soon!!

Starting in September

In order to provide a safe and efficient service (and to maintain safety of patients and staff) We ask that you take the time to read the following guidance...

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Who can get the vaccine?

You're eligible for a flu vaccination f you:

 

  • Are over 50 years of age.

  • Are Pregnant.

  • Have certain long term health conditions.

  • Are the main carer for an elderly or disabled person or receives carers allowance.

What side effects can I expect?

Nasal Vaccine - runny/blocked nose, headache, tiredness, slight loss of appetite.

Injected Vaccine - Sore at the site of injection, slight fever and aching muscles 1-2 days post vaccination.

What health conditions are included?

  • Respiratory conditions

  • Diabetes

  • Heart Conditions

  • BMI of 40 or above

  • Chronic Kidney disease

  • Liver disease

  • Neurological conditions

  • Learning Disabilities

  • Problems with your spleen

  • A weakened immune system

When to avoid the flu vaccine?

You should not be vaccinated if you have previously had a severe allergic reaction to the flu vaccine, or any of its ingredients.

An egg allergy is not a contraindication - but you must make us aware so that we can offer you an egg free vaccination.

What about my COVID vaccination?

It is very likely we will be able to administer your flu vaccine along with your covid booster. Once we know for definite we will post updates so make sure you're following our Facebook.

Good to know before your appointment...
 

  • Your slot will be no more than 4 minutes so please make every effort to arrive on time!

  • wherever possible, only the patient named for the appointment should attend.

  • Please wear appropriate clothing to allow easy access to the upper arm.

Please DO NOT ATTEND your appointment if you are experiencing any of these symptoms:

A temperature of 37.8 or higher

Loss of taste/smell

Sudden onset, persistent cough

You must also adhere to social distancing measures at all times.