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Flu vaccine


THE FLU VACCINE
IS NOW AVAILABLE AT GP MATTERS

FLU JABS AT GP MATTERS

Please contact the clinic to arrange an appointment

FLU JABS

2022-2023 FLU SEASON


At GP Matters we provide flu jabs for individuals and companies across Scotland.

Our programme for this season has now started. Please contact us if you would like to reserve vaccine doses at our Centre, obtain a quotation, or make a booking.

Company Flu vaccination is our speciality. We are a leading provider of corporate Flu vaccination services and cover most parts of Scotland. Whether you have ten staff or ten thousand we'll make everything as painless and simple as possible.

Cost - £50 per vaccine

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The best way to help protect yourself and others from flu is to have the flu jab every year. Over time, protection from the flu jab gradually decreases and flu strains can change, which means last year's jab may not protect you from this year's strains. There may also be an increase in flu cases this autumn due to the lack of exposure to the flu virus last winter driven by reduced social interaction.

Whilst no vaccine is 100% effective, having a flu jab will help protect you from catching flu and passing it on to others. After your jab, it usually takes around 14-21 days to be protected.

At your appointment, our doctor / nurse will inject the vaccine into your upper arm. As with all medicines, there may be some side effects. The most common side effects include:

- Redness, soreness or bruising at the injection site
- A high temperature, sweating, shivering or feeling unwell
- Headaches, fatigue or dizziness
- Aching muscles or joints
- These side effects are usually mild and should disappear on their own in a day or two.

More about the side effects of the flu vaccine


Cell based Quadrivalent Inactivated Vaccine (Seqirus)

We do not have the Adjuvanted Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine (aQIV)  - This year, it is being offered within the NHS to people aged 65 or over.

You'll be offered the flu vaccine this year if you're:

- aged 50 years or over (or will be by 31 March 2023)
- a resident or staff working in a care home for older adults
- a younger adult in long stay nursing and residential care settings
- a health or social care worker
- aged 6 months to 2 years with an eligible health condition
- aged 2 to 5 years not yet at school (children must be           aged 2 years or above on 1 September 2022 to be eligible)
- a primary or secondary school pupil
- aged 5 to 49 years with an eligible health condition
- aged 5 to 49 years and are a household contact of -            someone with a weakened immune system an unpaid carer or a young carer
- pregnant
- nursery, primary or secondary school teacher or a pupil-facing support staff in local authority or independent setting
- part of the prison population, a prison officer, or support staff who delivers direct front-facing detention services

NHS Scotland recommends you get the vaccine as soon as it's offered to you.

If you have a confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, please don't attend your vaccination appointment. You can rearrange it online.

Get more information here.

£50 per vaccine

Address

GP Matters
24 Buckingham Terrace
Glasgow G12 8ED
West End / City Centre


Contacts

Email: info@gpmatters.com
Phone: 0141 7373 289

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