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Autumn vaccines – FLU & COVID information

We are pleased to announce we are expecting delivery of our seasonal flu and COVID vaccines. We will be hosting clinics on the following dates – THESE ARE NOW ALL FULLY BOOKED (updated 2/10/23)

If you have booked with us and no longer require it, please let us know or cancel online so we can book others in.

Those patients who are eligible for COVID boosters who have not yet booked with us can attend other providers for this including local pharmacies in Goring, Henley and Wallingford

https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-services/covid-19-services/covid-19-vaccination-services/book-covid-19-vaccination/

We will be arranging to visit care homes and housebound and will be contacting these groups directly

Saturday 30th SeptemberGoring Surgery – FULLY BOOKED
Saturday 7th OctoberWoodcote Surgery – FULLY BOOKED
Saturday 14th OctoberGoring Surgery – FULLY BOOKED
Friday 13th OctoberGoring Surgery – FULLY BOOKED

Please do not contact us to book in. Eligible patients will be invited to book their flu vaccination by text message booking link or by our dedicated team calling them directly. If you have a mobile number that has changed or has not been provided to the practice, please let us know via our practice website.

Patients eligible for the 2023 flu vaccination include:

  • Patients in long stay residential care homes
  • Patients aged 65 years and over (including those who will be 65 by 31st March 2024)
  • Those aged 6 months to under 65 years in a clinical at risk group (see Flu vaccine – NHS (www.nhs.uk) for more details)
  • Pregnant women
  • Carers
  • Close contacts of immuno suppressed individuals
  • Front line health and social care staff (patient contact)
  • Children aged 2 or 3 years on 31st August 2023

Patients aged 50-64 years that are not in an at-risk group are NOT currently eligible. This is a change from recent years

Primary school children (reception to Year 6) and Secondary school children (Years 7-11) will be offered their flu vaccination as part of the School Immunisation Programme.

Patients eligible for the 2023 COVID Autumn booster include:

This is because the risk of severe Covid continues to be strongly associated with increasing age and underlying health conditions.

We will also be contacting our registered housebound patients and care homes to arrange their vaccines