Covid-19 & Flu Vaccinations

Please do check this webpage for latest updates and information on availability of  Covid-19 vaccines in Ealing & Flu vaccines at this practices and local pharmacies.

Covid-19 vaccine

We will contact patients when the Covid-19 vaccine is available for them  via text – Please DO NOT contact us. Due to limited supply of the vaccine, the NHS will initially be targeting patients in order of the following Priority Groups – currently Priority Groups 1 – 4 are being targeted and we are slowly starting to phase in groups 5 & 6. Please read this leaflet to explain why you might need to wait: Covid-19 Vaccine: Why do I have to wait Leaflet.

 

Priority group Risk group
1 Residents in a care home for older adults and their carers
2 All those 80 years of age and overFrontline health and social care workers
3 All those 75 years of age and over
4 All those 70 years of age and overClinically extremely vulnerable individuals (not including pregnant women and those under 16 years of age)
5 All those 65 years of age and over
6 All individuals aged 16 years to 64 years with underlying health conditions which put them at higher risk of serious disease and mortality
7 All those 60 years of age and over
8 All those 55 years of age and over
9 All those 50 years of age and over

For more information about the Covid-19 vaccine, please visit Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine – NHS (www.nhs.uk) or read this leaflet:  Covid-19 Vaccine Guide for Adults

Patients will not receive the vaccine at Acton Health Centre but will be booked into a Covid-19 vaccination centre (likely at Ealing Town Hall or Southall Dominion Centre). Currently you will require 2 doses of the vaccine which are administered at least 21 days apart. Please read this leaflet to know what to expect after having the vaccine: Covid-19 vaccine: What to expect after vaccine leaflet

Flu vaccine

All flu vaccines are currently in stock at the practice. If you are in any of the groups below and received an invitation, please book your flu vaccine appointment online or  by contacting reception. 

  • Children aged 2-3yrs old (age on 31 Aug 2020 – born between 1 Sept 2016 & 31 Aug 2018)  – Please read this link: Vaccines and Porcine Gelatine
  • Patients aged>50 yrs old:  Read this leaflet for more info Over50s Flu Extended programme
  • Patients aged<50 yrs old suffering from a long term condition

Flu vaccines are also available at local pharmacies, please try this link for a list of availability: Flu vaccine availability at local pharmacies