Manor Brook Medical Centre

117 Brook Lane, Blackheath, London SE3 0EN
Telephone:     020 8856 5678
Out of Hours: 111

Flu Clinics 2018

Dated: 19-Sep-18

Flu Clinic drop-in dates for patients over 65 and those in risk factor group from Monday, October 1

  • Mondays        8.00am -11.00 am and  3.00pm -6.00 pm
  • Wednesdays  8.00am -11.00 am and  4.00pm –6.00 pm
  • Thursdays      8.00am –11.00 am and  2.30pm- 6.30 pm

Please book in at reception on arrival

No appointment necessary - Walk in sessions

Seasonal flu information

Seasonal flu is a highly infectious illness caused by a flu virus.

The virus infects your lungs and upper airways, causing a sudden high temperature and general aches and pains.

You could also lose your appetite, feel nauseous and have a dry cough. Symptoms can last for up to a week.

We offer ‘at risk’ groups the flu vaccine at a certain time each year to protect against the flu virus.

At risk groups:

  • Over 65 years of age
  • Pregnant Women
  • or have any of the following:
    • Liver disease
    • Kidney disease
    • Diabetes
    • Lowered immunity as a result of disease or medical treatment, such as steroid medication or cancer treatment
    • A neurological condition such as Parkinson’s disease, cerebral palsy, motor neurone disease or a learning disability
    • A problem with your spleen, including sickle cell disease or if you’ve had your spleen removed
    • A BMI of 40 or above (Seriously overweight)
    • 2 to 3-year-olds, born between 1.09.2014 and 31.08.2016
    • Carers (contracted by letters)
If you have any queries please contact the surgery on 020 8856 5678.

External Websites

Flu and the Flu Vaccine – NHS 
Children’s Flu Vaccine – NHS
Flu Vaccine FAQ’s – NHS
Which Flu Vaccine should children have? – gov.uk (PDF)
The Flu Vaccination – gov.uk (PDF)

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