These are the dates and times of the Seasonal FLU clinics at Burton Croft Surgery.
Please Contact the surgery to arrange the day and time you would like to attend.
Once you have booked your slot, please ensure you attend the surgery at your allotted time and not any earlier than this. All the slots have been constructed to ensure the clinics run as smoothly as possible and early attendance may affect this.
Thank you for your understanding in this matter.
Flu clinic dates 2012
•Saturday 6th October - 9.00am -12.00pm
•Thursday 11th October - 13:30pm - 15.00pm
•Saturday 13th October - 9.00am - 12.00pm
•Thursday 1st November - 13:30pm - 15:00pm
Who Needs to be Vaccinated?
It is recommended you have a flu jab if you:
• are 65 years of age or over
• are pregnant
• have a serious medical condition (see below)
• are living in a long-stay residential care home or other long-stay care facility (not including prisons, young offender institutions or university halls of residence)
• are the main carer for an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if you fall ill
• - are a frontline health or social care worker (HCW's) - your employer must arrange for your vaccination if you are a HCW. You would not normally be vaccinated by your own GP.
Serious Medical Conditions
The seasonal flu vaccine is offered free of charge to anyone who is over six months of age and has one of the following medical conditions:
• chronic (long-term) respiratory disease, such as severe asthma, COPD or bronchitis
• chronic heart disease, such as heart failure
• chronic kidney disease
• chronic liver disease
• chronic neurological disease, such as stroke, TIA, polio syndrome
• a weakened immune system due to conditions, such as HIV or AIDs, or treatments that suppress the immune system, such as chemotherapy