Flu vaccine 2017-18

Flu Vaccination Programme 2017-18

The Student Health Department is providing 'Flu vaccine to any students in one of the at-risk groups*.

No appointment is required, we will provdie it to you free of charge on a drop-in, walk-in basis.

As well as clinical healthcare students who are in contact with patients and clients, the vaccine is free to the following at-risk categories:

*If you:

  • are 65 years of age and over
  • are pregnant
  • have one of these long term health conditions:
    • chronic heart disease (including a history of heart attack or unstable angina)
    • chronic liver disease
    • chronic renal failure
    • chronic respiratory disease, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), cystic fibrosis, moderate or severe asthma or bronchopulmonary dysplasia
    • chronic neurological disease including multiple sclerosis, hereditary and degenerative disorders of the central nervous system
    • diabetes mellitus
    • down syndrome
    • haemoglobinopathies
    • morbid obesity i.e. body mass index (BMI) over 40
    • immunosuppression due to disease or treatment (including treatment for cancer
  • work in healthcare
  • are a carer
  • live in a nursing home or other long-term care facility
  • in regular contact with pigs or poultry

Just call into reception between 9:15am and 12:15pm and 2:15 pm an 4;15pm and tell our receptionsist that you would like to have a 'Flu vaccine.

 

NOTE: You should not get the flu vaccine if you have had a severe allergic (anaphylaxis) reaction to a previous dose or any part of the vaccine.

          Vaccination will re-scheduled if you have an acute illness with a temperature greater than 38°C

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