Stay well this Winter – 2020/2021 Flu vaccines now available

Dear patients,

Are you entitled to a flu vaccine and have not received one yet?

There is a flu vaccine with your name on it

Living with a chronic condition?

Pregnant?

65 years of over?

Help protect yourself and those around you in one shot!

Please call us on 020 8993 1314 to arrange an appointment.  When attending your FaceToFace appointment, please cover your face.

***If you develop any symptoms, i.e temperature, cough, difficult breathing or suspicious symptoms, DO NOT come to surgery and please call us immediately for further advice***.

Please note: All Non High Risk Patients ages between 50 and 64 years old, will not be eligible for a vaccine before November 2020 subject to stock. 

Thank you for your cooperation,

Acton Town Medical Centre

 

Types of Vaccines available:

2020/2021 Flu vaccines are available in the surgery for those aged 65 years and over. Please click below to view the information leaflet

Recipients of aTIV – Those aged 65 years and over (any patient born before 31 March 1956)

2020/2021 Flu vaccines are available in the surgery for those aged from 9 years old. Please click below to view the information leaflet

Recipients of Flucelvax Tetra – From 9 years

Children flu vaccines:

2020/2021 Fluenz® Tetra (LAIV) – AstraZeneca – From 24 months to less than 18 years of age  Quadrivalent LAIV (live attenuated influenza vaccine) supplied as nasal spray suspension. **** Please note: In GP surgery children 2 and 3 year olds (born between 01 Sep 2016 and 31 Aug 2018), plus children in clinical risk groups from age 4 to <18 years are entitled for this vaccine. However, children from Reception to Year 7 will be vaccinated in school. Please see below*****

School Delivery Childhood Flu Vaccine Uptake Programme 2020-21

The 2020-21 nasal flu vaccinations will be offered in schools to all children in:

  • reception (aged 4 rising to 5 years),
  • year 1 (aged 5 rising to 6 years),
  • year 2 (aged 6 rising to 7 years),
  • year 3 (aged 7 rising to 8 years),
  • year 4 (aged 8 rising to 9 years),
  • year 5 (aged 9 years rising to 10 years),
  • year 6 (aged 10 years rising to 11 years) and
  • year 7 (aged 11 rising to 12 years) in England.

Nasal Flu Vaccine Information Leaflet

     

2020/2021 Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine (split virion, inactivated) (QIVe) – Sanofi Pasteur – QIVe (standard egggrown quadrivalent influenza vaccine), split virion, inactivated  – injection given from 6 months. ****This vaccine is an inactivated vaccine (QIVe) for children  aged 6 months to <9 years in clinical risk groups for whom LAIV is unsuitable.****

 

Flu vaccine Frequently Asked Question(s). Please follow the link below

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/flu-vaccine-questions-answers/

 

Flu Vaccine Information Leaflet and posters: