The Beacon Medical Centre

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Flu Vaccination 2022

Flu Vaccination 2022 – Book Your Appointment Now

Sid Valley Practice are taking bookings for patients who are eligible to have a Flu vaccination.  You may receive a text message with a link to directly booked into our clinics, or you can book online or at the surgery.

We still have appointments available on the Saturday 24th Sept & 1st Oct for  patients18-64 year olds with clinical indicators.  Saturday 15th Oct appointments available for patients 65+ and all patients 18-64 year olds.

Eligible Flu Criteria:

  • Patients over the age of 65 years of age (including those becoming aged 65 by 31st March 2023)
  • Pregnant Women
  • Patients aged from 18 to 64 with serious medical conditions such as:
    •  Chronic respiratory disease such as severe asthma, bronchitis and COPD.
    • Chronic diseases such as heart disease, kidney disease, liver disease.
    • Neurological disease such as Parkinson’s or motor neurone disease.
    • Weakened immune system due to disease (such as AIDS/HIV), splenic dysfunction/asplenic, sickle cell disease or treatment (such as cancer treatment).  Plus, patients with whom they have household contact.
    • Carer’s, frontline health and care staff
    • Learning disability.
    • Diabetes
    • Morbidly obese BMI over 40.
  • Patients aged 50-64 years of age with no clinical indicators will be eligible from 15th October 2022 (including those becoming aged 50 by 31st March 2023)