Flu Vaccinations 2018-19
This year there is a different vaccine for patients 65 and over, specifically designed for this age group. It is called Fluad.
This vaccine will arrive here the week ending 28th September 2018
Our first lunchtime clinics are starting Tuesday 2nd October at 12.30
The Flu Clinic Saturday 6th October 2018 from 9 until 11am is for patients 65 and over only
The vaccine for eligible patients aged 18 to 64 is an Inactivated Quadrivalent vaccine (QIV) and arrives the week ending 12th October
Lunchtime clinics will run through October and November. Please note there will be 65 and over ONLY clinics until 12th October then clinics for all eligible adults thereafter. You may book or drop in to these clinics though there may be a short wait if you drop in.
Our receptionists will check the right type of vaccine for you is in stock when booking an appointment.
Fluenz - the live nasal flu vaccine for babies and children - is not yet available to order and so we do not have a delivery date as yet
Please note - if you are coming in for an appointment once the vaccines have arrived - you will be offered the vaccine there and then if you are well enough at that time