Flu Vaccination 2017
NORTH STREET FLU CLINICS
FLU CLINIC Walk-in Saturday 25th November 2017 9.00am – 11.00am
You qualify for an NHS flu jab if you are 65 or over, or if you have any of the following problems:
- Heart disease
- Asthma (on inhaled steroids)
- Kidney failure
- Any condition requiring steroids or cancer treatment
- You are the main carer for an elderly or disabled person
- Chronic bronchitis
- Respiratory disease making you short of breath
- Multiple sclerosis or hereditary and degenerative diseases of the Central Nervous System
- Suffered a stroke
Anti-pneumonia jab - In addition, if you are aged 65 or over or are in one of the 'at risk' groups outlined above you should have an anti-pneumonia jab. If you have not had an anti-pneumonia vaccination please ask the nurse about this.
Shingles vaccination - If you are aged either 70 or 79 as of 1st September 2014, you will be invited by letter to book an appointment at the above flu clinics. Please call 01708 629733 to book an appointment.
To check if you qualify for a Shingles vaccination please click here
Children - All children aged between 2, 3 and 4 years of age as of 1st September 2014 are being offered a flu vaccination via a nasal spray unless otherwise indicated due to medical conditions.
This appointment is to be booked by invitation letter only, once you have received your child's letter, please call 01708 629733 to book an appointment. Please note Primary school aged children will be receiving this vaccination as part of the the school programme. If you require any further information about your child receiving this vaccine please call the surgery and make an appointment to see one of our nurses who will be happy to discuss with you any concerns or questions you may have.