Other Immunisations

Everyone should have a tetanus immunisation. A course of three injections (normally given in infancy) followed by two booster doses ten years apart gives protection. A booster is then only needed after a penetrating injury.

For those patients whose jobs put them at risk can have a hepatitis B immunisation. However we unable to give any occupational vaccines. Please contact your HR department to find out where you can get your vaccine.

Every year during the months of October and November the practice runs an influenza campaign aimed primarily at all patients over the age of 65 and all patients who have a diagnosis of Asthma, Diabetes or Heart Disease regardless of their age.

For more Information about other immunisations you should have, please visit the NHS website.