FLU AND PNEUMOCOCCAL IMMUNISATION

Does Age Affect The Risk Of Flu?

Yes. If you are aged 65 years or over or you are at higher risk.

Who Is At Risk?

  • If you are aged 65 years or over or if you are on regular inhaled steroids
  • If you have a chronic respiratory disease (including asthma)
  • If you have chronic heart disease
  • If you have chronic renal disease
  • If you are diabetic
  • If you have a weak immune system
  • If you live in a long-stay residential or nursing home
  • If you have a chronic liver disease
  • If you are a carer

To Book Your Flu Appointment

If you are 65 or older you can now book your flu appointment by logging into Patient Access

Alternatively you can Teldoc Flu Appointment Call Centre on 01952 661196.

Do I Need To Be Protected Against Pneumococcal Infection?

Everybody aged 65 and over should now be immunised to help protect them against pneumococcal infection which can cause diseases such as pneumonia, septicaemia (blood poisoning) and meningitis. Please contact the surgery during September to make an appointment if the above applies to you.

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