Should you have the flu jab?

See your GP about the flu jab if you’re 65 or over,
or if you have any of the following problems (however old you are):
a serious heart complaint a chest complaint or breathing difficulties, including asthma, bronchitis and emphysema
serious kidney disease and diabetes, lowered immunity due to disease or treatment such as steroid medication or cancer treatment, if you have had a stroke or a transient ischaemic attack (TIA), if you have a problem with your spleen or you have had your spleen removed are seriously overweight (BMI of 40 or above).

Your GP may advise you to have a flu jab if you have serious liver disease or a neurological condition such as multiple sclerosis (MS), cerebral palsy or learning disability.

Read more about who should have the flu jab.

Flu Clinics

For the period 9th October 2017 to 5th November 2017 PHD will be providing flu, Shingle & Pneumonia vaccination clinics for all eligible patients registered with a Darlington GP.

Dr Piper House, Entrance A

These appointments are booked via your own GP surgery and are held at Dr Piper House.