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Autumn 2023 Vaccinations - Seasonal Flu
If you are in one of the groups eligible for the seasonal flu vaccine, you will receive an invite from us – if we have a mobile number for you, we will text you a link to allow you to book your appointment yourself, and if we don’t, you’ll receive a letter from us inviting you to call in to book.
Vaccinations take place at Bicester Health Centre.
The eligible cohorts for Seasonal Flu vaccination are :
Seasonal Flu Vaccination Cohort Eligibility
- Those aged 65 years and over
- Those aged 6 months to under 65 years in clinical risk groups
- Pregnant women
- All children aged 2 or 3 years on 31 August 2023
- Primary school aged children (from Reception to Year 6)
- Those in long-stay residential care homes
- Carers in receipt of carer’s allowance, or those who are the main carer of an elderly or disabled person.
- Close contacts of immunocompromised individuals
- Frontline workers in a social care setting
It’s really helpful to us to be able to text the invites, and convenient for you to be able to book through the link, so if we don’t have your number please let us have it as soon as you are able.
The practice has now completed the Covid-19 vaccination clinics supporting the Autumn 2023 Booster Campaign. If you are eligible and would still like a Covid-19 vaccination, you can:-
If you cannot book appointments online or on the NHS App, you can call 119 free of charge. You can speak to a translator if you need to.
If you have difficulties communicating or hearing, or are a British Sign Language (BSL) user, you can use textphone 18001 119 or the NHS 119 BSL interpreter service.
COVID-19 Vaccination Cohort Eligibility
- Residents in a care home for older adults
- All adults aged 65 years and over
- Persons aged 6 months to 64 years in a clinical risk group
- Frontline health and social care workers
- Persons aged 12-64y who are household contacts of people with immunosuppression.
- Persons aged 16-64y who are carers and staff working in care homes for older adults.
Patient Participation Group
If you’re interested in having a say about the way your local health services are delivered, getting involved with your GP practice’s Patient Participation Group (PPG) is a great place to start.
PPGs ensure the patient view is at the heart of local provision so that services are of high quality and continuously improve. Click the image below to find out more.