Wing Surgery

Wing Surgery

46 Stewkley Road, Wing, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 0NE

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Flu Letters from NHS England

Posted on November 2nd, 2020

The Practice is aware that patients have been receiving letters from NHS England, encouraging them to get a flu jab.

Unfortunately some of these letters have been sent to patients who do not qualify for a flu jab and this has caused some irritation when patients call for an appointment.

The flu vaccine is given to people who:

  • are 65 and over (including those who’ll be 65 by 31 March 2021)
  • have certain health conditions
  • are pregnant
  • are in a long-stay residential care
  • receive a carer’s allowance, or are the main carer for an older or disabled person who may be at risk if you get sick
  • live with someone who’s at high risk from coronavirus (on the NHS shielded patient list)
  • frontline health or social care workers.

As soon as we have finished vaccinating the above cohorts we will be instructed to move onto the 50-64 year olds and will be provided with extra vaccine to carry this out. As soon as authorised to do so we will be writing to this group inviting them to attend for vaccination.

If you receive one of these letters and were not expecting to, please check against the criteria for flu vaccination which can be found here:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/flu-influenza-vaccine/

Thank You.

Surgery Opening Times

  • Monday
    08:00 until 12:30
    14:00 until 18:00
  • Tuesday
    08:00 until 12:30
    14:00 until 18:00
  • Wednesday
    08:00 until 12:30
    14:00 until 18:00
  • Thursday
    08:00 until 12:30
    14:00 until 18:00
  • Friday
    08:00 until 12:30
    14:00 until 18:00
  • Saturday
    CLOSED
  • Sunday
    CLOSED

Dispensary Opening Times

  • Monday
    08:30 until 12:30
    14:30 until 18:00
  • Tuesday
    08:30 until 12:30
    14:30 until 18:00
  • Wednesday
    08:30 until 12:30
    14:30 until 18:00
  • Thursday
    08:30 until 12:30
    14:30 until 12:30
  • Friday
    08:30 until 12:30
    14:30 until 18:00
  • Saturday
    CLOSED
  • Sunday
    CLOSED