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Flu Jabs 2014

News/Practice-newsLast Updated : 09/09/2015 19:54
2014/15 Flu Jabs are available for he following groups / categories of people





Those age 65 and over "Sixty-five and over" is defined as those aged 65 years and over on 31 March 2015 (i.e. born on or before 31 March 1950).





For those aged 6 months and over with the following:



Chronic respiratory disease

 

 

 

Asthma that requires continuous or repeated use of inhaled or systemic steroids or with previous exacerbations requiring hospital admission.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) including chronic bronchitis and emphysema; bronchiectasis, cystic fibrosis, interstitial lung fibrosis, pneumoconiosis and bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD).

Children who have previously been admitted to hospital for lower respiratory tract disease.

Chronic heart disease

Congenital heart disease, hypertension with cardiac complications, chronic heart failure, individuals requiring regular medication and/or follow-up for ischaemic heart disease.

Chronic kidney disease

Chronic kidney disease at stage 3, 4 or 5, chronic kidney failure, nephrotic syndrome, kidney transplantation.

Chronic liver disease

Cirrhosis, biliary atresia, chronic hepatitis

Chronic neurological disease

 

Stroke, transient ischaemic attack (TIA). Conditions in which respiratory function may be compromised, due to neurological disease.

Diabetes

 

Type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes requiring insulin or oral hypoglycaemic medicines, diet controlled diabetes.

Immunosuppression

 

Immunosuppression due to disease or treatment.

 

 

Pregnant women

 

Pregnant women at any stage of pregnancy (first, second or third trimesters).

 

 

People in long-stay residential or homes

 

Vaccination is recommended for people living in long-stay residential care homes or other long-stay care facilities.

 

 

Carers

 

Those who are in receipt of a carer’s allowance, or those who are the main carer, or the carer of an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if the carer falls ill.

 

 









Surgery Opening Hours

Monday 08:30-18:00
Tuesday 07:30-18:00 *
Wednesday 08:30-18:00
Thursday 07:30-18:00 *
Friday 08:30-18:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Our phone lines are open 08:00-18:00 Monday to Friday

* Please note pre-booked appointments only between
07:30 and 08:30.
Walk-in starts at 08:30