Giffard Drive Surgery Flu Clinics
We will be offering a flu vaccination for this year to our eligible patients from September 2017 onwards. Please call the Surgery any time from the end of August 2017 to book an appointment to have your flu jab.
The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone over the age of 65 years, or for those who have any of the following diseases:
- Diabetes Mellitus
- Heart Disease
- Chronic Lung Disease
- Asthmatics who are using inhaled steroids regularly
- Chronic Kidney Disease
- Chronic Liver Disease
- Those who are immuno-suppressed due to illness or treatment
This year the influenza vaccine will again include protection against swine flu.
The doctors at Giffard Drive Surgery support these recommendations and would encourage you to take up this offer.
We are also offering the flu jab to our pregnant patients, please make an appointment for the flu clinic.