Influenza and COVID-19 autumn booster vaccinations

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Dear Patients

We are preparing now for the delivery of 2 mass vaccination programmes that will commence in September 2022 (Seasonal influenza and the COVID autumn booster).

Seasonal influenza vaccination eligibility

  • Those aged 50 years and over
  • Those aged 5 to 49 years old in clinical risk groups 
  • All children aged 2 to 13 on 31 August 2021 (i.e. up to school Year 9)
  • Pregnant women
  • Those in long-stay residential care homes
  • Carers
  • Close contacts of immunocompromised individuals aged 5+
  • Frontline healthcare workers, social care workers and care home workers

For more information visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/flu-influenza-vaccine/

We will be running our Flu clinics from our practice, Adelaide Medical Centre. These clinics will start mid September and will run through to November 2022. There will be a mixture of weekday morning, afternoon, and weekend provision for your convenience.

We strongly encourage online booking of appointments via the NHSApp or Patient Access online to reduce the pressure on our call handlers. If you wish to phone the surgery to book your appointment please avoid our peak call traffic time between 08:00 -10:00. Invites to be sent out mid July.

COVID-19 Autumn Booster vaccination eligibility

  • Those aged 50 years and over
  • Those aged 5 to 49 years old in clinical risk groups 
  • Pregnant women
  • Those in long-stay residential care homes
  • Carers
  • Close contacts of immunocompromised individuals aged 5+
  • Frontline healthcare workers and social care workers

For more information visit  https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/jcvi-interim-statement-on-covid-19-autumn-2022-vaccination-programme

We will be running our COVID-19 clinics from the Chantry Centre as before. These clinics will start mid September and will run through to December. There will be a mixture of weekday morning, afternoon, and weekend provision for your convenience. Invites to be sent out mid August.

We ask that you support your local practice by receiving your vaccinations with us. We have bought in the stock, have the workforce planned and wish to be a part of your preventative healthcare. Funding received to delivery these services will be reinvested back into NHS services for you.

Many thanks

Adelaide Medical Centre