Student Health & Counselling Service


Influenza Vaccine for staff

Clinics for the influenza vaccine for staff will be held on the following dates/times:

Thursday, 13 April from 8.00am - 10.30am

Thursday, 20 April from 9.00am - 12.00noon

Monday, 24 April from 1.00pm - 4.00pm

Wednesday, 26 April from 1.00pm - 3.00pm

Please print off and complete the appropriate form (funded or non-funded) from the links below and bring this with you to the clinic.

It is expected that the clinic will be very well attended, to help with its smooth running, please ensure that you were appropriate clothing, i.e. short or loose fitting sleeves.

The influenza vaccine is recommended and funded for the following groups:

Individuals aged 6 months to 64 years who:

  • have cardiovascular disease (ischaemic heart disease, congestive heart failure, rheumatic heart disease, congenital heart disease or cerebrovascular disease)
  • have chronic respiratory disease (asthma if on regular preventive therapy, other chronic respiratory disease with impaired lung function)
  • have diabetes
  • have chronic renal disease
  • have any cancer, exluding basal and squamous skin cancers if not invasive
  • have other conditions (autoimmune disease, immunosuppression or immune deficiency, HIV infection, transplant recipients, neuromuscular and central nervous system disease/disorders, haemaglobinopathies, children on long-term aspirin, have a cochlear implant, errors of metabolism at risk of major metabolic decompensation, pre- or post-splennectomy, Down Syndrome)
  • are pregnant
  • are children aged under 5 years who have been hospitalised for respiratory illness or have a history of significant respiratory illness.

For funded patients, please print this form, complete and bring it with you to the clinic.

The influenza vaccine is also recommended but not funded for the following groups:

  • individuals with asthma not requiring regular preventive therapy
  • indiviuals with functional asplenia
  • asplenic and immune-deficient individuals
  • individuals in essential positions and health care workers
  • individuals who may transmit influenza to persons at increased risk of complication from influenza infection
  • travellers
  • children aged under 5 years
  • residents of residential care facilities
  • the homeless

For non-funded patients, please print this form, complete and bring it with you to the clinic.

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