Harleston Medical Practice
ADULT FLU CLINICS
Please note, the dates of our drop-in adult flu clinics have now passed. If you are eligible for a flu jab please call us for an appointment. Thank you.
You qualify for an NHS flu jab if you are aged 65 or over on 31st March 2018 or:
- you are pregnant or have:
- a heart problem
- a chest complaint or breathing difficulties, including bronchitis or emphysema
- a kidney disease
- lowered immunity due to disease or treatment (such as steroid medication or cancer treatment)
- liver disease
- had a stroke or a transient ischaemic attack (TIA)
- a neurological condition, for example multiple sclerosis (MS) or cerebral palsy
- a problem with your spleen, for example sickle cell disease or you have had your spleen removed
- you are morbidly obese with a BMI of 40 and above
You should also consider having the flu vaccine if you are:
- the main carer of an older or disabled person
- a household contact of an immunocompromised person
- a health or social care worker- you should be vaccinated by your employer as part of an occupational health programme.
Children’s Flu Clinic
Parents of all children eligible for vaccination will be contacted with details of the children’s flu clinic once vaccines have been received by the practice.