Influenza

The Flu Vaccine is offered to patients every year on the NHS to those at risk of Flu and its complications.

Flu can be unpleasant, but if you are otherwise healthy it will usually clear up on its own within a week. However it can be more severe in certain people.

As a practice we offer a FREE flu jab to patients who are at a greater at risk of Flu and its symptoms, those eligible include:

  • Anyone aged 65 or over
  • Pregnant women
  • Immunosuppressed Children & Adults
  • Children & Adults with an underling health condition for example; diabetes, asthma, kidney disease.
  • Children aged 2-3 on the 31st August 2018

If you are eligible for a Flu Vaccine please contact the surgery to book your appointment.

We now have children’s Nasal Flu Vaccines instock, please contact the practice on 01539 718080 to book in.

If you are unsure whether you qualify for a free NHS Flu Vaccine, you can visit the NHS website or contact the practice on 01539 718080

Undecided as to whether you should have the flu vaccine? Click on this link to read through Fact sheet – The science behind flu