Flu & Pneumococcal Immunisation

The Surgery is currently offering flu vaccinations for those who are 65 and over ONLY. If you are in this age group please call reception on 0207 727 2222. Please see the schedule below for all other age groups/health conditions.

Please note that people in the 50-64-year old age group will not be vaccinated until November and December, providing there is sufficient vaccine, and no appointments will be offered for this age group until then. This is to ensure that those who are most at risk are vaccinated first.  If you are 50-64 and you are in one of the other groups which is eligible for the flu vaccination, for example you have a health condition which puts you at risk from the flu, you will be invited earlier.


SEPTEMBER 2020

  • Over 65’s ONLY
  • Nasal for children aged 2-3 or under 17 with chronic condition

OCTOBER 2020

  • Over 65’s
  • Under  65’s who have a chronic disease
  • Carers
  • Pregnant Women
  • Any person who lives with someone who is immunosuppressed 

NOVEMBER & DECEMBER 2020

  • 50-64 (Who are healthy with no chronic conditions)

    ** Please note that people in the 50-64-year old age group will not be vaccinated until November and December, providing there is sufficient vaccine, and no appointments will be offered for this age group until then. This is to ensure that those who are most at risk are vaccinated first.  If you are 50-64 and you are in one of the other groups which is eligible for the flu vaccination, for example you have a health condition which puts you at risk from the flu, you will be invited earlier.


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Information on vaccines and porcine gelatine - Click HERE

Does Age Affect The Risk Of Flu?

Yes. If you are aged 65 years or over or you are at higher risk.


 

Who Is At Risk?
  • If you are aged 65 years or over or if you are on regular inhaled steroids
  • If you have a chronic respiratory disease (including asthma)
  • If you have chronic heart disease
  • If you have chronic renal disease
  • If you are diabetic
  • If you have a weak immune system
  • If you live in a long-stay residential or nursing home
  • If you have a chronic liver disease
  • If you are a carer


 

Do I Need To Be Protected Against Pneumococcal Infection?

Everybody aged 65 and over should now be immunised to help protect them against pneumococcal infection which can cause diseases such as pneumonia, septicaemia (blood poisoning) and meningitis. Please phone the surgery during September to make an appointment if the above applies to you.