Cricketfield Surgery

Cricketfield Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2AS

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Flu Vaccinations

Flu Vaccinations

Please remember: You’re not just protecting yourself by having the vaccination – you are protecting your loved ones too. Those most at risk from flu are also most vulnerable to COVID-19. 

Flu Vaccine Information

Flu Vaccinations – you can still get vaccinated!

Am I eligible for the vaccination this year?*

  • all children aged two to ten (but not eleven years or older) on 31 August 2020
  • those aged six months to under 65 years in clinical risk groups
  • pregnant women
  • those aged 50 years and over
  • those in long-stay residential care homes
  • carers
  • close contacts of immunocompromised individuals
  • health and social care staff employed by a registered residential care/nursing home, registered domiciliary care provider, or a voluntary managed hospice provider.
  • Those on the shielding list

Can I book an appointment to have my vaccination now?

Yes. If possible, please send us an eConsult if you wish to book a flu vaccination. Only call us if you so not have access to the internet. If you’re booking another routine appointment with a Nurse then ask if a flu vaccination can be given at the same time.

Why should I get vaccinated?

Flu Vaccination – Who needs it and why

Flu Vaccination – Easy ReadVersion

5 Reasons to get your child vaccinated

Why should I get vaccinated at The Surgery?

The Surgery knows who could have a vaccine based on their age, health and risks and purchases flu vaccines for you and your family members who fall into these groups. While you may of course make a choice to have  a vaccine elsewhere, we  hope that you will come to us for a variety of benefits to both you and ourselves. When we vaccinate you against flu we also obtain vital other data that is necessary for your medical record and care. Our aim is to ensure your health and wellbeing at all times not just for the flu season.

*It has also been announced by the Government that the eligibility groups for a free NHS flu jab in England and Wales will expand this year to include people aged 50 to 64 and people shielding and those who live with them.