Sawston Medical Centre, Linton Health Centre, Market Hill Surgery,
Barley Surgery, Shelford Health Centre & Royston Health Centre.

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Sawston Medical Centre, Linton Health Centre, Market Hill Surgery, Barley Surgery, Shelford Health Centre & Royston Health Centre.

Flu Clinics 2022

Now that we are all socialising again and there are questions about lower levels of immunity since lockdown, it is really important to get your flu vaccine. Our flu clinic dates are as follows:-

  • Saturday 24th September – Sawston Medical Practice, CB22 3HU
  • Saturday 1st October – Linton Health Centre, CB21 4JS
  • Sunday 2nd October – Market Hill Surgery, SG8 9JN
  • Saturday 8th October – Shelford Health Centre, CB22 5FY
  • Sunday 16th October – Linton Health Centre, CB21 4JS
  • Sunday 16th October – Barley Surgery, SG8 8HY
  • Friday 21st October – Sawston Medical Practice, CB22 3HU
  • Saturday 22nd October – Shelford Health Centre, CB22 5FY

 

All clinics will run from 8:30am to 4pm.

We will be vaccinating:-

  • all children who, on 31 August 2022, are aged 2 to 3 years
  • people aged 65 years and over (including those becoming 65 by 31 March 2023
  • those patients aged from 6 months to less than 65 years of age in a clinical risk group such as asthma, COPD, chronic heart problems, and diabetes. If you are unsure if you fit into an “at risk” group don’t hesitate to ask
  • pregnant women (including those women who become pregnant during the influenza season)
  • household contacts of immunocompromised individuals, especially those for whom continuing close contact is unavoidable
  • those in long stay residential care homes
  • those who are carers
  • those with a learning disability

 

The government are also extending the cohort to include those patients 50 years old and over with no underlying health conditions. However, these patients will be vaccinated later in the programme, most likely November time.

The vaccines we are using this year are:

For the 2 to 3 year olds – Fluenz nasal spray. This flu spray is now available – please book your children in as soon as possible.

For 18 to 64 year olds – Flucelvax and Supemtek. These are both egg-free and provide a better immune response than the traditional egg-based vaccines used in previous years.

For 65 years old and over – Fluad (adjuvanted quadrivalent). This vaccine contains an immunity boost.

Book your flu appointment today – call 0300 234 5555.

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