Flu Vaccinations

 

 

Fenny Compton and Shennington Surgeries will be offering flu vaccinations from the beginning of October. For more details please phone: 01295 770855

Who is eligible for a free flu vaccine?

  • The eligible groups are:
  • All people aged 65 years and over (including those becoming age 65 years by 31 March 2017);
  • people aged from 18 to less than 65 years of age with one or more of the following medical conditions:
    • chronic (long-term) respiratory disease, such as severe asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or bronchitis;
    • chronic heart disease, such as heart failure;
    • chronic kidney disease at stage three, four or five;
    • chronic liver disease;
    • chronic neurological disease, such as Parkinson’s disease or motor neurone disease, or learning disability;
    • diabetes;
    • a weakened immune system due to disease or treatment
    • splenic dysfunction
  • Pregnant women aged 18 or over (including those women who become pregnant during the flu season);

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