Flu Clinic For Patients Aged 65 and Over

We will be running our first annual drop in flu clinic on Saturday 5th October between 08:00-12:00.

This clinic is for patients aged 65* and over only.

YOU DO NOT NEED TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT

*If you will be turning 65 by the end of March 2020 – you will also be entitled to attend this clinic.

For those aged 65 and over, there are three vaccines that JCVI advised are equally suitable for use. The adjuvanted trivalent influenza vaccine (aTIV) continues to be recommended for this age group as it is likely to be a more effective vaccine than the standard dose non-adjuvanted trivalent and egg-based quadrivalent influenza

 

We will be running our second drop in flu clinic on Saturday 19th October between 08:00-12:00 for all patients who qualify for a free flu vaccination.

Our third clinic will be on Saturday 2nd November between 08:00-12:00

YOU DO NOT NEED TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT

 

If you wish to receive your Flu Vaccination from Lifton Surgery, this clinic will be held on Saturday 2nd November and requires you to book an appointment. Please call now to ensure you get an appointment.

Patients who are eligible for a FREE flu vaccination are:
>Patient aged 65+
>Patients who have a long-term condition, such as Asthma, Diabetes, COPD or CHD.
>Carers
>Pregnant Patients
>Immunosuppressed Patients

More information is here: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/who-should-have-flu-vaccine/