You can now book for your annual Flu vaccination if you are eligible and are in the list below. Please make your appointment at reception.
People eligible to have free flu vaccinations:
- All patients 65 years and over, defined as those aged 65 years and over on 31 March 2017
- Aged under 65 years with one of the following conditions:
- Chronic respiratory disease – COPD/Emphysema/Cystic Fibrosis
- Asthma that requires repeated use of inhaled steroids
- Heart disease
- Kidney or Liver Disease
- Lowered immunity due to disease or treatment (such as steroid medication or cancer treatment)
- History of stroke or a transient ischaemic attack (TIA)
- Neurological condition, for example multiple sclerosis (MS) or cerebral palsy, cerebral shunt
- Problem with your spleen, for example sickle cell disease or you have had your spleen removed
- The main carer of an older or disabled person, receiving Carer’s Allowance (not professional carers)
- Household contact of an immunocompromised person
- All children aged two, three and four years old on 31st August 2016
Specific adult only Flu clinics are running at each surgery on the following dates:
- Wednesday 25th October – 14:30 pm – 18:00 pm at Long Crendon Surgery. Please book your appointment in advance at reception.
- Saturday 4th November – 08:30 am until 13:00 pm at Brill Surgery. This is a drop-in clinic, so no need to book in advance.
- Wednesday 8th November – 15:30 pm until 19:30 pm at Thame Health Centre. This is a drop-in clinic, so no need to book in advance.
Children eligible for a vaccine will be invited by letter for their appointment. Older children (5 years and upwards) will be vaccinated at school.