Haddenham Medical Centre

Stanbridge Road, Haddenham, Buckinghamshire, HP17 8JX
01844 293300 Dr Mark Howcutt, Dr Nicola Wells, Dr Karen West, Dr Kaiser Munir, Dr Briony Rixon


Adult Flu clinics for 2017 – now booking

Haddenham Medical Centre will be holding Adult Flu clinics as follows:

Every Monday to Friday from 18 September 2017 onwards with our nursing team – appointments also bookable online

Saturday 30 September 2017 – – clinics also bookable online

 The adult patients eligible for a free flu vaccination are as follows:-

65 and overs and the flu jab

You are eligible for the flu vaccine this year (2017-18) if you will be aged 65 and over on March 31 2018 – that is, you were born on or before March 31 1953. So, if you are currently 64 but will be 65 on March 31 2018, you do qualify.

Anyone with a serious long-term health condition, including:

  • chronic (long-term) respiratory diseases, such as asthma (which requires an inhaled or tablet steroid treatment, or has led to hospital admission in the past), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema or bronchitis
  • chronic heart disease, such as heart failure
  • chronic kidney disease
  • chronic liver disease, such as hepatitis
  • chronic neurological conditions, such as Parkinson’s disease, motor neurone disease or multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • diabetes
  • problems with your spleen – for example, sickle cell disease or if you have had your spleen removed
  • a weakened immune system as the result of conditions such as HIV and AIDS, or medication such as steroid tablets or chemotherapy
  • being seriously overweight (BMI of 40 or above)

Pregnant

If you’re pregnant, you’re advised to have the injectable flu vaccine, regardless of the stage of pregnancy you’ve reached.

Carers

If you receive a carer’s allowance, or you are the main carer for an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if you fall ill.