Winter 2022/23 Flu Vaccination Information for Patients
Updated 27 September 2022
We have invited all eligible patients to book their annual flu vaccination. You are eligible for the jab if you are:
- Aged 65 and over
- Aged between 18-64 with certain health conditions
- In a long-stay residential care home
- A carer
- In close contact with immunocompromised individuals
- Aged between 50-64 with no health conditions
If you have not received an invitation, please contact us.
As we expect a high uptake, we encourage you to contact us as soon as possible. If you receive an SMS text message invite, you can book via the link included in the text message. However, if you experience any problems doing this, please call the Surgery on 01297 445777.
Winter Flu Vaccination Clinic Schedule
Currently scheduled clinics are on the following Saturdays:
1st October – Woodmead Halls (over 65’s)
8th October – Woodmead Halls (18-64-year-old ‘at risk’ patients)
22nd October – Lyme Regis Medical Centre (over 65’s)
Please note that patients most at risk of flu are being offered appointments as a priority. However, further dates will be scheduled for 50-64-year-olds in both Lyme Regis & Charmouth Practices from the week commencing 24th October 2022.
For more information on the flu vaccine, please visit the NHS website by following this link:>>
Childhood immunisation is an important aspect of your child's healthcare. For information on routine childhood immunisation, please visit our Children's Health page by following this link:>>
Foreign travel may expose patients to certain infections. So, If you're planning to travel outside the UK, find out what vaccinations you might need on our Travel Health page by following this link:>>