IMPORTANT FLU IMMUNISATION
Your doctor may recommend that you receive a free flu
vaccination if you are in one of theses categories:
Aged 65 years and over
All pregnant women
Aged under 65 years in a
clinical risk group e.g. - Chronic respiratory disease,
Chronic heart disease, Chronic kidney disease, Chronic liver
disease, Chronic neurological disease, Diabetes,
Immunosuppression, People in long-stay residential care
homes and Carers.
Also if your child is aged 2
or 3 a nasal spray flu vaccine is available as part of the
NHS childhood vaccination programme.
Please ring us on 01869 32933 to
book a Flu Immunisation if you are in one of the above
categories. The Flu Clinics will take place at The Health Centre
on the following dates:
Thursday 3 October 2013 between 8:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday 10 October 2013 between 8:30am - 5:30pm
Flu vaccination is available on Monday evenings 7, 14, 21 and 28
October between 6:30pm - 7:30pm.
The clinic for children age 2 or 3 years is available to book on
Wednesday 2 October between 2.00pm and 4.00pm.
If you think you have
For most people, seasonal flu
is unpleasant but not serious and recovery is usually within a
week. If you are unfortunate to catch flu, there is help here on how to manage your
symptoms at home.
NHS Direct have produced a useful symptom
checker which can help with advice on how to manage
You can call NHS Direct for advice at any time on 0845