Flu Vaccinations 2021 – Planned dates

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This year our Flu Vaccination Clinics will be held in late October and November. As last year you will be allocated a specific time-slot based upon your surname. The groupings are below. If you have a mobile registered with us we will send you a confirmation of your slot in a text message.

Registered patients will be invited for vaccination in three groups:

Please note, under/over 65 clinics are separated because patients over 65 receive a different vaccine from those under 65.

If you will be 65 on the 31st March 2022 then you are included in the over 65 clinics. Therefore if you are currently 64 but will be 65 by 31 March 2022 please attend the over 65 session.

If your child is eligible for vaccination please contact the surgery to arrange an appointment.

If you have any questions about this years flu programme could we please ask that you call the surgery after 13:00 with any queries.

Over 65 Flu Vaccinations

Flu vaccinations for patients aged over 65 (those who will be over 65 on the 31st March 2022) will be held at both Northiam and Broad Oak surgeries in October and November. Hover over/or click on the dates below for full details of your specific time slot:

NorthiamOver 65:

Tuesday 26th October Surnames A and B
Tuesday 2nd November Surnames C to G
Wednesday 10th November Surnames H to L
Thursday 18th November Surnames M to R
Thursday 25th November Surnames S to Z
Broad OakOver 65:

Wednesday 27th October Surnames A to H
Wednesday 3rd November Surnames I to T

Patients Under 65 with existing health conditions

Vaccinations for patients under 65 with existing health conditions will take place in October. Hover over/or click on the dates below for full details of your specific time slot:

For those with an existing health condition vaccinations will take place in Northiam

Friday 22nd October Surnames A to K
Friday 29th October Surnames L to Z

At the present time we are only able to offer flu vaccination to registered patients under 65 who are in one of the following risk groups:

  • Chronic Heart Disease
  • Kidney disease stages 3-5
  • Is Immunosuppressed or lives with an immunosuppressed person
  • Obesity (body mass index >40)
  • Diabetes
  • Learning disability
  • Is pregnant
  • Lives in nursing home
  • Is registered as a carer
  • Splenic dysfunction
  • Chronic liver disease
  • Chronic Neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s Disease or Multiple Sclerosis
  • Has been hospitalised for Asthma

Patients Over 50 and Under 65

We have not yet scheduled sessions for those patients over 50 and under 65 who do not have underlying conditions. These sessions will be scheduled in Northiam when we have more details.

With the need to socially distance during these sessions you have been allocated a specific time slot based upon your surname. Please arrive no earlier than 5 minutes before your allocated time slot.

For more details on this years seasonal vaccination programme see the NHS Website

Additional Covid vaccinations

Although there have been announcements in the media about Covid top-up vaccinations linked to the Flu vaccination programme we do not have any details of how this will be managed or administered at this time. As a result we will progress Flu vaccinations independently.