Flu & Pneumococcal Immunisation
Does Age Affect The Risk Of Flu?
Yes. If you are aged 50 years or over or you are at higher risk.
Who Is At Risk?
- If you are aged 50 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
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 phone the surgery during September to make an appointment if the above applies to you.
- Clinics & Services
- Test Results
- Blood Taking Services
- Cryotherapy & Verrucas
- Electronic Prescription Service
- Flu Vaccination
- Pregnancy or Antenatal
- Private Fees
- Summary Care Record
- Travel Vaccination
- Urgent Walk-In Wound Care Services
- Unplanned / Termination of Pregnancy
- Ear Wax Removal
- Palliative Care
- Sexual Health
- Mental Health & Wellbeing
Functional Cookies are enabled by default at all times so that we can save your preferences for cookie settings and ensure site works and delivers best experience.
3rd Party Cookies
This website uses Google Analytics to collect anonymous information such as the number of visitors to the site, and the most popular pages.
Keeping this cookie enabled helps us to improve our website.