Flu and Other Vaccine Information

The Flu vaccine this year 2021/22 will be delivered by the Health Board and not the Practice. They will be in contact with you.

Pregnant

  • The Flu Vaccine can help protect your baby for at least 3 months after birth.
  • Get the Flu Vaccine everytime you get pregnant.
  • Takes around 10 days to work.
  • Get the vaccine during flu season (Oct-Mar) anytime during your pregnancy.
  • Whooping Cough Vaccine – After 20 week scan & everything comes back fine.
  • MMR Dose 1*– After your baby is born.
  • MMR Dose 2* – 4 weeks after 1st dose.
For more flu information visit  http://www.nhsinform.scot/flu or call NHS Inform 0800 22 44 88.
For more immunisation information visit hhtp://www.nhsinform.scot/immunisation or call 0131 314 5300.

Travel Vaccinations

The practice needs to be informed 6 weeks or more prior to departure date.  Inform GP of Location and Duration of the holiday.  Travel Clinics can also be used if past the 6 week mark.