Does Age Affect The Risk Of Flu?
Yes. If you are aged 65 years or over or you are at higher risk
Who is at risk?
- If you are aged 65 years or over or if you are on regular inhaled steroids
- If you have a chronic respiratory disease (including asthma)
- If you have chronic heart disease
- If you have chronic renal disease
- If you are diabetic
- If you have a weak immune system
- If you live in a long-stay residential or nursing home
- If you have a chronic liver disease
- If you are a carer
Do I Need To Be Protected Against Pneumococcal Infection?
Everybody aged 65 and over should now be immunised to help protect them against pneumococcal infection which can cause diseases such as pneumonia, septicaemia (blood poisoning) and meningitis. Please phone the surgery during September to make an appointment if the above applies to you.
Beauchamp House Surgery offers a range of non-NHS vaccinations
- Non-NHS vaccines offered at Beauchamp House: Travel price list
- Hepatitis B
- Japanese Encephalitis
- Yellow Fever Patient information
- Meningococcal meningitis ACWY
- Tick-borne encephalitis (adult and paediatric)
Beauchamp House Surgery is a designated Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre and has been authorised by NaTHNaC (as the regulatory body for England, Wales and Northern Ireland) to administer Yellow Fever vaccine in accordance with International Health Regulations (2005).