Annual Flu Vaccination Clinics

Lanarkshire Health Board are now running the flu vaccination clinics.  If you are eligible for the flu vaccine you will receive an appointment letter in the post.  These clinics are due to commence end of September / beginning of October 2020.

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Eligible Groups 

  • All patients aged 65 years and over ( age by 31st March 2021)
  • Chronic Respiratory Disease 
  • Chronic Heart Disease
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Chronic Liver Disease
  • Chronic Neurological disease (includes stroke, TIA, and may include learning disabilities, multiple sclerosis, hereditary and degenerative disease of the nervous system or muscles)
  • Diabetes (Type 1 and Type 2)
  • Immunosuppression
  • Asplenia or dysfunction of the spleen ( this includes conditions such as homozygous sickle cell disease and coeliac syndrome that may lead to splenic dysfunction
  • Pregnant women
  • People in long-stay residential care or homes
  • Unpaid carers and young carers
  • Morbid obesity ( Adults with a Body Mass Index >40

New Eligible Groups for 2020/2021

  • Households of those shielding
  • All patients aged 55 to 64 years not in any of the above groups 

The new eligible groups of patient will not be called until the second phase of the programme which will be in December at the latest this is to allow priority to the patient with existing medical conditions.

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