Influenza & Pneumococcal Immunisation
We are now booking 'Flu and Pneumococal vaccinations for Winter 2021.
We will have vaccination clinics on :
Saturday 18th 2021 and Saturday 25th September 2021
Please telephone the Surgery to book your 'Flu jab on 01989 763535
Please complete the following questionnaire and return it to the surgery when you attend for your vaccination. Paper copies are available from Reception.
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.
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