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