Cricketfield Surgery

Cricketfield Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2AS

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Flu Clinics Autumn 2023

Posted on August 25th, 2023

Flu Clinics Autumn 2023. From mid-September we will be delivering our flu vaccinations to our patients. We will be offering dedicated weekend clinics as well as appointments during our usual opening hours. Those eligible this year are:


– All patients aged 65 years and over on 31 March 2024.

– Patients with Chronic disease aged 6 months and over, including:

—Respiratory disease

—heart disease

—kidney disease

—liver disease

—neurological disease

– Patients with Diabetes aged 6 months and over

– Patients with Immunosuppression aged 6 months and over

– Patients with Asplenia or dysfunction of the spleen aged 6 months and over

– Pregnant women

– Patients with a BMI > 40 kg/m2 (adults aged 16+)

– Carers

– Patients who are Close/Household contacts of immunocompromised individuals aged 6 months and over

– People in long-stay residential or homes

– Frontline workers without employer led occupational health schemes including locum GPs


For more information please view this document detailing the eligible groups. If we know you are eligible we will contact you to arrange an appointment. However, if you think you are eligible and haven’t heard from us by the end of October please contact us to book an appointment. If you think you are in an eligible category but that may not be documented on our medical records system then please get in touch via to let us know why you would be eligible for the flu vaccination. This will be clinically reviewed and our records updated if necessary.

Flu Eligibility Criteria 2023/24

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