Flu vaccinations

How can I Book my free Flu Vaccination?

  • Book Online at www.patientaccess.com 
    (If you are not registered for online services please contact Reception)
  • Via Reception
  • Via telephone after 10.30am – 0161 426 9400

Appointments are available to book in Practice from September and it is strongly recommended you have the vaccine as early as possible to ensure you are protected before flu starts circulating.

Am I eligible for the Free Flu Vaccination?

Aged 2 & 3 year olds – Nasal flu vaccination
(Born on or after 01 September 2015 and on or before 31 August 2017)

People aged 65 years and over (or turning 65 on or before 31/08/2020)
(Born on or before 31 March 1955)

Aged Under 65, at risk 
Those with one or more of the following medical conditions:

Chronic respiratory disease aged 6mths+

– asthma – only if require frequent/repeated use of steroids

– COPD

– chronic bronchitis

– emphysema

– cystic fibrosis

– bronchiectasis

– interstitial lung fibrosis

– pneumoconiosis

– BPD

– Children who have previously been admitted to hospital for lower respiratory tract disease

Chronic heart disease 6mth+

– congenital heart disease

– hypertension with cardiac complications

– chronic heart disease

– chronic heart failure

– pts who have reg medications/fu for IHD

Chronic kidney disease 6mth+

– Chronic kidney disease at stages 3, 4 & 5

– Chronic kidney failure

– Nephrotic syndrome

– Patient with kidney transplantation

Chronic liver disease 6mth+

– cirrhosis

– biliary atresia

– chronic hepatitis

Chronic neurological disease 6mth+

– Stroke

– TIA

– Learning disability

– Vulnerable patients (subject to GP assessment) eg Cerebral palsy, degenerative disease of nervous system, MS

Diabetes

– Type 1 & 2 requiring insulin or oral hypoglycaemic drugs, diet controlled diabetes

Immunosuppression 6mth+ (GP clinical decision)

– Patients undergoing chemotherapy, bone marrow transplant, HIV infection, multiple myeloma, genetic disorders affecting immune system

Asplenia or dysfunction of the spleen 6mth+

Pregnant women

Those Aged 16+ with a BMI greater than 40kg/m

Patients in long stay residential care homes

Carers

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Stay at home for 7 days if you have either:
– A high temperature – you feel hot to touch on your chest or back
– A new, continuous cough – this means you’ve started coughing repeatedly
Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.
You do not need to contact 111 to tell them you’re staying at home.
Testing for coronavirus is not needed if you’re staying at home.
NHS 111
Government Stay At Home Guidance
NHS Information Page