Vaccinations

We want to reduce the chances of those vulnerable to  COVID-19 from getting flu. Click on the image below and press "play" to learn more:

Winter Flu Vaccination Promotional Animation

This year, due to restrictions during COVID-19 pandemic, we will be providing a drive-through service at our Lake Road Surgery to maximise social distancing.

Appointments are currently available for:

OVER 65s on Sunday October 4th (FULLY BOOKED) and Sunday 11th October

FOR "At Risk" patients aged 18 - 65 on Saturday October 17th (FULLY BOOKED) AND Saturday 7th November.

The At Risk criteria can be found via the following link Who Should Have the Flu Vaccine

We have also scheduled a Drive-Through Children’s Nasal Flu Clinic for Friday 16th October 12:30 -3:00 pm.  Children who were:

  • aged 2 and 3 on 31st August 2020 and
  • children aged 2 to 17 with long-term health condition

are eligible for a Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine – also called a Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine [LAIV]

Schoolchildren will be offered their vaccination in school.

More information is available in this leaflet>>: Protecting Child Against Flu Leaflet 2020

Further information on which children are eligible each year can be found by following this link:>>Child Flu Vaccine - NHS

More information about the anticipated new arrangements and how we plan to ensure the safety of our patients and staff can be found in this leaflet

Drive through flu clinic arrangements - October 4th, 2020

Please be aware that this new way of running our clinics may need to be refined through experience. So, your cooperation and patience is much appreciated.  

Call reception on 01202 822825 or 01725 517272 to book your appointment.

For those aged between 50 and 64 and not in a clinical at-risk group, the earliest flu vaccination appointments will be offered is November, providing there is sufficient vaccine.  This is to ensure that those who are most at risk are vaccinated first.

Please click here for more information and to see if you are eligible for a Flu Vaccination.


Men ACWY Vaccination

Are you about to become a University Student and 18 years old on 31st August 2017 and not yet had your Men ACWY vaccine then please call either surgery to book an appointment. For more information on the Men ACWY Vaccination please click here.


Shingles

There is a vaccine to help protect you from the pain of shingles. You are eligible for the shingles vaccine if you were aged 70 or 78 years old on 1st September 2016 and is available on the NHS. Please click here for more information. Please call Cranborne Surgery or Lake Road Surgery to book an appointment.


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