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Annual Seasonal Flu

Flu Vaccination Programme

We are currently within the annual flu vaccination programme and are still vaccinating those 'at risk'.

if you feel that you require a vaccination please contact our reception and your needs will be assessed

ANNUAL FLU VACCINATION PROGRAMME

The flu vaccine is available free on the NHS for:

  • anyone over the age of 65
  • pregnant women
  • children and adults with an underlying health condition (particularly long-term heart or respiratory disease)
  • children and adults with weakened immune systems due to underlying conditions

FLU VACCINE FOR CHILDREN

In the autumn/winter of 2014/2015 the annual nasal spray flu vaccine will be available for all children who are aged 2, 3 and 4 years old on 1st September 2014, as part of the NHS childhood vaccination programme .

Patients who are aged 2, 3 and 4 years old will be contacted by the surgery in due course.

All primary school-aged children and secondary school-aged children in years 7 and 8 will also be offered the vaccine as part of a pilot programme which is being organised through the schools.

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