Flu and Covid winter boosters

September/October we will be holding our annual flu clinics along with our autumn winter covid booster clinics.

Clinics that will be available are –

Saturdays and Sundays 8:30-17:30.

Tuesdays 16:00 – 20:00.

Wednesdays 16:00-20:00.

Thursdays 16:00-20:00.

Flu vaccines will be offered during the covid clinics when available. We will also hold clinics at Newgate for those who only wish to attend for a flu vaccine, and for those who have received their covid vac at an earlier date. Dates to be confirmed once delivery of Flu vaccinations are confirmed.

We will continue to provide covid clinics for children aged 5-11 years. To book an appointment please call Newgate on 01909 500266 after 10am.

Eligibility for Covid autumn/winter dose: 

All patients will be sent for following the NHS cohorts (group) system. When you are eligible you will be sent for by text or letter. 

  • all adults aged 50 years and over
  • those aged 5 to 49 years in a clinical at-risk group, including pregnant women
  • those aged 5 to 49 years who are household contacts of people with immunosuppression
  • those aged 16 to 49 years who are carers
  • residents in a care home for older adults and staff working in care homes for older adults
  • frontline health and social care workers

In addition, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) will be widening the offer of the free flu vaccine to more eligible groups. These additional groups will only be eligible once the most vulnerable, including previously announced pre-school and primary school children, those aged 65 years and over and those in clinical risk groups, have been offered the jab.

The additional groups set to be offered the free flu vaccine in England will be:

  • all adults aged 50 to 64 years
  • secondary school children in years 7, 8 and 9, who will be offered the vaccine in order of school year (starting with the youngest first)