Our practice offers a wide range of immunisations (listed below). Most immunisations are administered by our practice nurses via appointment only. We do not hold drop in clinic's for these services.
Routine Childhood Immunisations (details in red book): Appointments are sent directly from The Child Health Department, John Mitchel Place, Newry.
Men ACWY: Vaccine available to those born between 2 July 1996 and 1 July 2001 and who have not yet received the Men ACWY vaccine. This group of patients are eligible to request and receive the vaccine from the surgery up until the age of 25 years. The existing arrangements for first time university entrants up to the age of 25 will continue to apply.
Shingles Vaccine: Offered only to a specific age group over 70 years which varies from year to year. Speak to a member of staff for details.
Pneumococcal Vaccine: Vaccine available to those who:
Flu Vaccine: Our Influenza campaign early October each year. The vaccine is offered to:
Fluenz Nasal Spray. Also known as LAIV (Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine). This flu immunisation is offered to all pre-school children age 2 years or more. An invitation letter will be sent to the parent / guardian of all eligible children. This vaccine is also offered in primary schools to all children from P1 - P7. We can only administer LAIV to children of primary school age if they have missed the immunisation dates allocated to their school.
Fluenz is the Immunisation of choice for children 2 years - 18 years of age in a clinical at risk group (refer to list above under flu vaccine).
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