Grange Park Parish Council

Serving the people of Grange Park

Clerk: Mrs Tracy Sampson
Grange Park Parish Office
Community Centre School Lane
Grange Park, Northampton
Northamptonshire NN4 5FZ

Tel: 01604 702938

Flu Clinics - (On behalf of Parks Medical Practice)

Flu Clinics - (On behalf of Parks Medical Practice)

Our clinics are based around the delivery dates given by the vaccine manufacturers.

Each Surgery will have a variety of clinics available and our Saturday clinics are open to any of our patients;

Saturday 5th October – ROADE (over 65s only)

Saturday 12th October – BLISWORTH (over 65s & at risk under 65s only)

Saturday 19th October – GRANGE PARK (over 65s & at risk under 65s only)

Saturday 26th October – HANSLOPE (over 65s & at risk under 65s only)

Please contact your usual Surgery to book an appointment. Additional clinics will be added as vaccines are delivered.

Flu Facts

  • · The main UK flu season is December to February and you can be vaccinated any time from October to December
  • · Flu symptoms come on suddenly and sometimes severely. They include fever, chills, headaches and aching muscles, as well as a cough and sore throat.
  • · You're likely to spend 2 or 3 days in bed and antibiotics cannot cure flu.
  • · 3157 patients were admitted to intensive care units with flu in 2018/19
  • · 312 patients died of flu in 2018/19

Flu vaccine, who is eligible?

Your Surgery has a vaccine reserved for you have a history of;

  • · Asthma (using preventer inhaler)
  • · Cancer (ongoing treatment)
  • · Chronic Heart Disease
  • · Chronic Kidney Deisease
  • · Chronic neurological conditions (MS, MN, Parkinsons etc)
  • · COPD, bronchitis or Emphysema
  • · Diabetes (type 1 or 2)
  • · Treatment with high dose steroids
  • · Immunosupression
  • · Spleen disfunction
  • · Sickle Cell Disease
  • · Stroke

You are also entitled to a free vaccine of you are

  • · a carer,
  • · live with an immunosuppressed patient,
  • · have a BMI over 40

Posted: Thu, 03 Oct 2019 13:59 by Pete Sansom

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