Flu Clinic drop-in dates for patients over 65 and those in risk factor group
From Monday 02.10.2017 Flu Clinic Dates
- Mondays 8.00am -11.00 am and 3.00pm -6.00 pm
- Wednesdays 8.00am -11.00 am and 3.00pm –6.00 pm
- Thursdays 8.00am –11.00 am and 3.00pm- 6.30 pm
Please book in at reception on arrival
No appointment necessary - Walk in sessions
Apology regarding flu letters for patients under 65
Due to a clerical error some of our adult patients may have received a letter addressed to the parents of …
Please accept our sincere apologies for any distress this may have caused.
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 you against the flu virus.
At risk groups:
- Over 65 years of age
- Pregnant Women
- or have:
- Immunosuppressed due to treatment
- Chronic heart disease (IHD)
- Chronic Respiratory Disease i.e COPD Or Asthma (Steroid Inhalers Users Only)
- chronic neurological disease
- Carers (contacted by letter)
- All Children born between 2/09 /2012- 1/09/2014 (nasal flu Spray)
If you have any queries please contact the surgery on 020 8856 5678.
External WebsitesFlu and the Flu Vaccine
– NHS ChoicesChildren’s Flu Vaccine
– NHS ChoicesFlu Vaccine FAQ’s
– NHS ChoicesWhich Flu Vaccine should children have?
– gov.uk (PDF)The Flu Vaccination
– gov.uk (PDF)