The importance of Immunisations

Immunisations are provided at all primary care practices and are one of the most important services they provide. Immunisation has led to the decline of many lethal diseases including meningococcal B meningitis.

Flu and Covid Vaccines

COVID-19 vaccinations (Novovax and Pfizer)

Covid-19 vaccinations since 2021
We are an approved Covid-19 vaccination centre, since 24 July 2021

For further information on how to make a booking eligibility and priority processes, see our Covid vaccine page.

Flu vaccinations:

Flu vaccinations is as follows:
1. Eligible – over 65 years – with a newly developed Fluad Quad vaccine which has much improved protection (>65%) in this age group against flu, hospital admission and pneumonia than normal flu vaccines (protection around 11%).

We are keen to vaccinate as many of the 65 + year old age group as quickly as possible, so that this group can subsequently have the COVID -19 vaccine when it becomes available. There ideally should be needs to be a 14-day gap between the flu and COVID-19 vaccinations.

2. Eligible – 3yrs to 64 years who have medical conditions which make them more vulnerable to flu (e.g.– those with cancer, heart disease, asthma, autoimmune conditions, etc.) for the Afluria Quad flu vaccine.

3. Eligible younger children (aged 6-35 months) for Afluria Junior flu vaccination for those high-risk youngsters.

4. Non-eligible or private (not funded) for Afluria Quad flu vaccine

Measles Vaccinations

It is still critically important for everyone aged between 15 and 30 years to check that they have had 2 MMR vaccinations and if not to visit HealthZone Medical to get protected for fre