Flu Vaccine for 50-64 years

The practice are now able to offer our patients aged between 50-64 years a flu vaccination, this includes patients who will be turning 50 by 31st March 2021.

Flu Vaccination for 50-64 years Information Leaflet

To reduce the pressure on our daily appointments all our clinics will be Monday – Friday 18:00pm – 20:00 pm at both Chaddesden and Borrowash.

We will continue to open online appointment bookings as each clinic becomes full, if you have registered for online services please click this link and book your appointment.

If you are not registered for online services please ring our dedicated Flu telephone line on 01332 985024 between 13:30pm and 16:00pm PLEASE NOTE Your call will NOT be answered outside of these times. The phone line may be busy but please be patient and keep trying, your call will be answered. 

When you arrive for your appointment, patients are requested to:

  • NOT attend the appointment if you or anyone in your household has COVID19 symptoms, this includes if you have been told to isolate but have no symptoms. Please rebook online or via the telephone number above.
  • Please arrive for your appointment at the time you were given and try not to attend early.
  • Ensure you are wearing a face mask, face shield or covering that covers both your mouth and nose. This must be worn at all times.
  • Use the hand sanitiser provided when entering the building
  • Adhere to the one way system
    • Enter via the front door
    • Exit via the back door
  • You will be greeted by a member of staff who will direct you to where you need to go
  • To reduce the time spent with the clinician please wear a loose short sleeve top. To keep warm, wear a coat/jumper that can easily be removed to expose the upper arm. Vaccinations are usually given in the left arm.
  • Unfortunately due to time constraints we cannot discuss any other health issues at this appointment.

Thankyou for your continued support of the practice. Please keep safe.

The Partners would like to thank the clinical staff for, once again, kindly working these extra clinics outside of their normal working hours. 

NHS COVID-19 Vaccination – Latest Information

We know lots of people are eager to get protected but we are asking you NOT TO CONTACT US to get an appointment for the Coronavirus vaccination as you will not be able to get one until you have been contacted.

When it is the right time for you to receive your vaccination, you will receive an invitation to come forward. This may be via the telephone or through a letter either from your GP or the national booking system. This may happen at different times for different surgeries. Please do not worry, we know who is due a vaccine and in what order.

The link below should answer any questions you may have. Unfortunately, we will not be able to discuss with individual patients other than to advise whether previous allergies are significant.

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/coronavirus-vaccine/

Please note the vaccine is free of charge and therefore, would NEVER ask for your card details. Please be aware there are currently scam texts circulating. See the link for more information;

https://www.ourwatch.org.uk/news/scam-text-about-covid-19-vaccine

Following extensive trials, two safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines (Pfzier-BioNTech & Oxford-AstraZeneca) have now been approved for use in the UK and are available to priority groups.

Vaccinations are being delivered according to priority groups identified by the Joint Committee of Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI).

The vaccinations may take place at your GP practice or at a local vaccination centre (Derby Arena) led by GP’s Practice Nurses and community pharmacists who are responsible for delivering the vaccine to people in your community

We would like to thank you all for your continued support and co-operation during these difficult times. Please rest assured that we are working as fast as we can to bring you this vaccine.