The practice will be hosting the following flu clinics for all eligible patients:
|Saturday 7th October – Walk in clinic||08:30 – 11:30am & 13:00 – 16:00pm||Cuckfield Medical Practice||For patients with surnames beginning with A – L|
|Saturday 21st October – Walk in clinic||08:30 – 11:30am & 13:00 – 16:00pm||Vale Surgery||For patients with surnames beginning with M – Z|
|Thursday 19th October – Pre bookable appointments only||09:00 – 12:30pm||Cuckfield Medical Practice||For patients who are unable to attend walk in clinics|
In order to help with the flow of patients at our clinics, we ask that patients with surnames beginning with A – L attend on the 7th October 2023 and patients with surnames M-Z to attend on 21st October 2023.(However if you are unable to attend on your allocated Saturday, please do not hesitate to attend the alternate date instead).
For patients who are unable to attend either Saturday clinic, we will be offering a morning clinic on Thursday 19th October 2023. To help control footfall during usual clinic hours we are only offering pre booked appointments on this date. To book a flu jab appointment for Thursday 19th October, please use the link below:
*** LINK IS BEING RELEASED ON 1st OCTOBER 2023*** please return to this web page on 01/10/2023 to use this booking link. These appointments are released on a first come, first serve basis.
If you are no longer able to attend your appointment – please ensure you cancel it online or let a member of reception know.
Children flu vaccinations
We offer pre bookable appointments for all children aged 2 or 3 years on 31st August 2023. Please contact reception as usual to get your child booked in.
Children at primary & secondary school will be offered the vaccination at their school.
The flu vaccine is given free on the NHS to adults who:
· are 65 and over (including those who will be 65 by 31 March 2024)
· have certain health conditions
· are pregnant
· are in long-stay residential care
· receive a carer’s allowance, or are the main carer for an older or disabled person who may be at risk if you get sick
live with someone who is more likely to get a severe infection due to a weakened immune system, such as someone living with HIV, someone who has had a transplant, or is having certain treatments for cancer, lupus or rheumatoid arthritis
If you are unsure about your eligibility, please contact our reception team who will be to confirm for you.
Our PPG (patient participation group) will also be running a cake stall at our flu clinics to help the practice raise money for a new ECG machine – the stall will be cash only.