As per the latest NHSE guidance both flu and COVID-19 vaccinations for adults will commence on 11 September 2023.
All eligible patients are invited to join us at our walk-in clinic on Saturday 23rd September 2023 between 08:00am and 12:00noon. This clinic will be on a walk-in basis, so no need to book an appointment, just turn up.
If you are unable to attend this clinic or would prefer a booked appointment please call us on 01279 813200.
We will also be announcing a further Saturday walk-in clinic for October soon, please watch this space.
|Flu Vaccination Eligibility||COVID Vaccination Eligibility|
|All aged 65 years and over||All aged 65 years and over|
|Those aged 6 months to under 65 years in clinical risk groups (as defined by the Green Book, chapter 19 (Influenza))||Those aged 6 months to 64 years in a clinical risk group, as laid out in the Immunisation Green Book, COVID-19 Chapter (Green Book)|
|Those in long-stay residential care homes [footnote 1]||Residents in a care home for older adults|
|Carers in receipt of carer’s allowance, or those who are the main carer of an elderly or disabled person||Persons aged 16 to 64 years who are carers (as defined in the Green Book) and staff working in care homes for older adults.|
|Close contacts of immunocompromised individuals||Household contacts of immunosuppressed individuals aged 12-64 years (as defined in the Green Book)|
|Frontline health and social care workers||Frontline health and social care workers|
|All children aged 2 or 3 years on 31 August 2023|
|School aged children from Reception to year 11 will be offered the flu vaccine in school – any child who misses their vaccination or is home schooled must contact the Children’s Immunisation and Vaccination team on 0300 790 0597 or [email protected]|