FLU 2021/22

We are now able to offer flu jabs to eligible patients. Please see our flu clinic dates below and book online.

You must arrive at the surgery at your allocated appointment time on your own. You will not be permitted to access the building until your allocated appointment time. Please be prepared to queue outside and have your temperature taken.  Please DO NOT ATTEND if you are unwell or displaying any signs of COVID-19. You must not have your flu jab if you have had a Covid-19 vaccine (including booster) within the last 7 days of your flu vaccine.

If you fall into any of the groups below you are eligible for a flu vaccine

  • Children aged 2 to 15 (but not 16 years or older) on 31 August 2021
  • 50+ years old (including those becoming 50 years by 31 March 2021)  
  • Pregnant women
  • Those in long-stay residential care homes
  • Carers
  • Close contacts of immunocompromised individuals
  • All frontline heath and social care workers
  • Chronic (long-term) respiratory disease, such as severe asthma (requiring repeated use of inhaled or systemic steroids), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or bronchitis
  • Diabetes
  • Chronic heart disease & heart failure
  • Chronic liver disease
  • Immunosuppression due to disease (such as HIV/AIDS) or treatment (such as cancer treatment)    
  • Kidney disease stage 3, 4 or 5
  • Kidney failure & kidney transplantation
  • Learning Disability
  • Stroke & TIA
  • Splenic dysfunction      
  • Morbidly obese (defined as having a BMI over 40)

As with 2020/21, there may be policy developments to extend the eligible cohorts during 2021/22. These developments will be informed by the levels and impact of COVID-19 infection to the population. In this situation, should additional cohorts be introduced, further advice will be communicated as soon as possible.

Thank you for your co-operation during these unprecedented times.