Appointments available for flu clinic at town practice

People eligible for a free flu jab can book their appointments at Danetre Medical Practice.

It is running the clinics on Saturday, October 4 and Saturday, October 18 between 8.30am and 10.30am by appointment only.

The injection is offered free on the NHS to people at risk to ensure that they are protected.

Those eligible include people aged 65 and over on March 31 next year, those with a serious long term health condition and those with weakened immune systems due to illness or medication.

People who are pregnant, receive a carer’s allowance, who are the main carer for an elderly or disabled person whose welfare maybe at risk if they fall ill, healthcare workers with direct patient contact and social care workers are also eligible for the shot.

The practice is asking eligible patients to ring on 01327 703333 to make an appointment to have their flu jab.