Flu & Pneumococcal Immunisation

Am I Eligible For A Flu Vaccine?

You are eligible and able to have a flu vaccine with us if you are:

  • aged 65 years and over,
  • aged 6 months to 64 years and have certain health conditions,
  • aged 2 or 3 years,
  • pregnant during the flu season,
  • in a long-stay residential care home,
  • a close contact of an immunocompromised individual,
  • a frontline worker in a social care setting without an employer led occupational health scheme.

For more information on the at risk groups, or if you are unsure if you are eligible, visit: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/flu-influenza-vaccine/

Adult & Child Flu Clinic Dates

Click here to go to our page about this years flu clinics.

Does Age Affect The Risk Of Flu?

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

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 to make an appointment if the above applies to you.