Flu & Other Vaccines

All patients eligible for the flu vaccine will be contacted via text message or letter.

  • WALK-IN CLINICDates and times will be posted within the surgery/website when required.
  • By appointment with the Health Care Assistant/Nurse.  Phone 0141 531 6640 (option 3).
  • During a routine appointment with the Practice Nurse or  Health Care Assistant.
  • If you are Housebound, please phone us 0141 531 6645.  Currently only patients who are on the District Nurse patient list will be done. For all other housebound patients, we shall take a note of their name and they will hopefully be done at a later date.

Children

  • Under 5 and not at school arrange an appointment at the surgery.
  • If at Primary School, children will receive their immunisation by the School Nurse.  If  missed at school, the Practice Nurse can give the flu vaccine only if the Yellow slip is brought in to declare the vaccine has not been given.
  • Children at Secondary School with a Chronic Illness please make an appointment with the Practice Nurse or Health Care Assistant. Pregnant Women.

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.