Having a Flu vaccine is especially important in 2021 to protect yourself and others and reduce the risk from coronavirus.
At the surgery, we are making special plans to ensure that it is quick, easy and safe to get your vaccine with us.
How to book
We are releasing appointments as soon as we have vaccine available. You can book slots online via the NHS app.
Right now, we are only being sent limited supplies of the flu vaccines. If you have tried to book with reception and are unable to, please sign up for email updates on the link below.Sign Up For Updates
Who can have a free NHS vaccine?
The following people are eligible for a NHS flu vaccine, those who are:
- are 50 years old or over
- Living in a care home
- 2-3 Year old (nasal vaccine) – Children born 1/9/2017 -> 31/8/2019 (inclusive)
- are pregnant
- have certain medical conditions (see below)
- receive a carer’s allowance, or you’re the main carer for an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if you fall ill
- live with someone who’s at high risk of coronavirus (on the NHS shielded patient list) or you expect to be with them on most days over winter
Flu vaccine for people with medical conditions
The injected flu vaccine is offered free of charge on the NHS to anyone with a serious long-term health condition, including:
- chronic (long-term) respiratory diseases, such as asthma (that requires an inhaled or tablet steroid treatment, or has led to hospital admission in the past), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema or bronchitis
- chronic heart disease, such as heart failure
- chronic kidney disease
- chronic liver disease, such as hepatitis
- chronic neurological conditions, such as Parkinson’s disease, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis (MS), or cerebral palsy
- a learning disability
- problems with your spleen – for example, sickle cell disease or if you have had your spleen removed
- a weakened immune system as the result of conditions such as HIV and AIDS, or medicines such as steroid tablets or chemotherapy
- being seriously overweight (a BMI of 40 or above)
Last modified: October 13, 2021