Influenza (Flu)

FLU VACCINATION 2018 / 19

If you are aged 65 or over or are aged 6 months to under 65 in one of the Clinical "at risk" groups listed (click here) then you are strongly advised to have a flu vaccination.

We are holding a flu clinics on:

  • Wednesday 12th September (over 65s only) 2:15pm-5:45pm
  • Wednesday 10th October 2:15pm-5:45pm
  • Wednesday 7th November 2:15pm-5:45pm

As you are probably aware, our car park does get very congested particularly at the beginning of the clinic session so we do advise arriving after 3:00pm when it is usually less busy

Please book in to one of our clinics by contacting the reception team on 01785 258348.

If you miss one of the above clinics please call to arrange a flu vaccination.

What is Flu?

It's not the same as the common cold. Flu is caused by a different group of viruses. Symptoms tend to be more severe and last longer.

You can catch flu – short for influenza – all year round, but it is especially common in winter, which is why it is also known as "seasonal flu".

Don't put off getting your Flu Vaccination

If you’re eligible for the flu vaccine get it now. It’s free because you need it. For more information visit: www.nhs.uk/flu