Following an update yesterday from Public Health England (PHE) as a result of the delays in supplies of the kids flu vaccines (which are procured by Public Health England for the NHS and manufactured by Astra Zeneca), we have been advised to prioritise at risk children (of any age) and then healthy 2 year olds.
We are unable to order any more vaccines at the moment and are waiting for further guidance on this from PHE, so that we can continue with our vaccination programme.
Please note that healthy school age children will NOT be offered the vaccine as they must have it at school (and schools make their own arrangements for ordering the vaccines but will be experiencing the same supply issues).
Healthy 3 year olds will be recalled in due course, once we are satisfied that at risk and healthy 2 year olds have been given the opportunity to be vaccinated and only then, when we can secure an order and the vaccines are in the building.
The supply issues are nationwide so it’s not just a problem for Yaxley.
ARE YOU A CARER?
If you look after someone who would struggle if you got the flu, you are entitled to a FREE flu jab.
Ask our receptionists about free flu jabs.
The Health Centre, Landsdowne Road, Yaxley, Peterborough, PE7 3JL
Telephone: 01733 240478