FLU VACCINATIONS — NHS & PRIVATE
Poole Bay Pharmacy will be offering the seasonal NHS flu vaccine from October for the following groups:
(a) If you are 65 years or over, or will be 65 years by 31st March 2024, then you are eligible to receive an NHS Flu Vaccination and can book your appointment here. Please note that this vaccination does contain a small amount of ovalbumin protein and not suitable for those with a serious egg allergy.
(b) If you are 18-64 years and eligible to receive an NHS Flu Vaccination and can book your appointment here. To determine if you are eligible for a free NHS flu vaccination this season, please click the following link: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/flu-influenza-vaccine/. Please note that this vaccination is cell-based and suitable for those who have an egg allergy.
(c) Private flu vaccination is available at a cost of £20. This service is available for patients over the age of 18 years, between the ages of 2 years to 17 years where the live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) is contraindicated or is unavailable, and those who are not eligible to be vaccinated under the NHS Influenza vaccine service, or wish to be vaccinated privately. Where the patient is under 16 a parent or someone with parental responsibility must give consent and be present during the consultation. Please note that this vaccination is cell-based and suitable for those who have an egg allergy.
Please click this link to book: https://poolebaypharmacy.co.uk/appointments
The flu jab will be given in the arm so you should wear a short sleeved top.
Please could all patients who are booking an appointment for a flu vaccination click on the following link: https://preconsult.app/pc/FM668 and fill out the necessary details prior to their appointment. This is to save time and ensure we can run the appointments on time. Alternatively you can turn up 5 minutes early, scan a QR code available in the pharmacy using a smartphone/tablet and complete prior to your appointment.