Flu and COVID-19 Vaccination Programme Autumn 2023

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 EligibilityCOVID Vaccination Eligibility
All aged 65 years and overAll 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 personPersons 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 individualsHousehold contacts of immunosuppressed individuals aged 12-64 years (as defined in the Green Book)
Frontline health and social care workersFrontline health and social care workers
Pregnant women 
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]