North Street Medical Care

Romford Site: 274 North Street, Romford, Essex, RM1 4QJ. Tel: 01708 629733
Chadwell Heath Site: Chadwell Heath Health Centre, Ashton Gardens, RM6 6RT

Flu Clinics

Flu Vaccination 2020

These are Walk-in clinics for eligible patients. You will receive a SMS message reminder or a letter shortly.

Under 18 year olds MUST book an appointment as we are unable to see this cohort of patients during a Walk-in Clinic. Please await your invite letter/SMS message before telephoning for an appointment.

Who can have the flu vaccine?

The flu vaccine is given to people who:

  • are 50 and over (including those who’ll be 50 by 31 March 2021)
  • have certain health conditions
  • are pregnant
  • are in long-stay residential care
  • receive a carer’s allowance, or are the main carer for an older or disabled person who may be at risk if you get sick
  • live with someone who’s at high risk from coronavirus (on the NHS shielded patient list)
  • frontline health or social care workers

People aged 50 and over

From 1 December, the NHS flu vaccination is available for everyone aged 50 and over. You can get vaccinated at your GP surgery or a pharmacy offering a flu vaccine service.

 

OVER 65’s ONLY

At our North Street site ONLY At our Ashton Gardens site

Saturday 26st September

9.00am to 12.00pm

No clinic this date

From 18 years to over 65 years plus

At our North Street site At our Ashton Gardens site
 

Thursday 1st October

2.00pm to 4.00pm

Saturday 10th October

9.00am to 12.00pm

 
 

Thursday 15th October

2.00pm to 4.00pm

Saturday 7th November

09.00am to 11.00am

 

Saturday 5th December 

09:00am to 12.00pm

 

If you are attending the clinic please wear a face covering and adhere to our social distancing measures.  If you are experiencing any of the following please do not attend our flu clinic.  

1.  A high temperature

2. A new continuous cough

3. A loss of taste or smell.

Please note our practice carpark at the North Street Site will not be open during Saturday flu clinics for health and safety reasons.

 

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
  • Diabetes
  • Respiratory disease making you short of breath
  • Multiple sclerosis or hereditary and degenerative diseases of the Central Nervous System
  • Suffered a stroke

Children – All children aged between 2, 3 and 4 years of age 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 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.

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 – 

To check if you qualify for a Shingles vaccination please click here