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Immunisations

Practice vaccination clinics

Our immunisation clinics include:

The clinics are held at Burnham Health Centre on

  • Wednesdays – morning session
  • Thursdays – morning session

The timetable of childhood immunisations and other information on vaccinations can be found under Vaccinations.

Declining Childhood Immunisations

Before submitting any form to decline a childhood immunisation we do recommend you review the frequently asked question “Why is it worth having vaccines throughout your life and why are they considered safe?” found under Vaccinations.

If you do not want your child to receive any vaccination(s) then you can
Download and complete the form:

We offer vaccinations to adults in line with the NHS timetable for vaccinations see under Vaccinations. This includes all adults, those with underlying health conditions, pregnant women and students.

Flu clinic

  • Information on the practice flu vaccination service can found under flu.
  • Under Flu information centre there is general information on flu vaccinations.

Travel clinic – practice


Covid-19 immunisation programme


Don't miss out - some commonly overlooked vaccination opportunities

Meningitis ACWY vaccine
Young teenagers, sixth formers and “fresher” students going to university for the first time are advised to have the vaccination to prevent meningitis and septicaemia, which can be deadly. There is more information from NHS choices MenACWY vaccine – NHS.

Shingles (Herpes Zoster) vaccine
A vaccine to prevent shingles, a common, painful skin disease, is available on the NHS to people in their 70s. There is more information from NHS choices Shingles vaccine overview – NHS
You’re eligible for the shingles vaccine if you are aged 70 to 79. If you are worried that you may miss out on the shingles vaccination, contact the GP surgery to arrange an appointment to have the vaccine.


Understand vaccinations

Under Vaccinations there are answers to common questions which include:

Why vaccines are safe and general information
Why is it worth having vaccines throughout your life and why are they considered safe?

Timetable of NHS vaccination (children and adults)
When are vaccines offered on the NHS (The timetable of NHS vaccinations)?

Children

  • How can you book your child’s vaccination appointment and what should you consider on the day of the vaccination?
  • What are the common childhood vaccines, why are they recommended and when are they offered?
  • What vaccines are offered to at risk babies and children?

Pregnant Women
What vaccines are offered to pregnant women and why are they offered?

Adults

  • What vaccines are offered to all adults, why are they recommended and when are they offered?
  • What vaccines are offered to people with underlying health conditions?

College and university students
What vaccines should college and university students check if they have previously had?


Videos and podcasts

Many people prefer to see a video or listen to a podcast as it offers a different way to understand health information. On the videos and podcasts page there are links to some relevant videos and podcasts covering various topics relating to vaccinations (see under the wellbeing and disease prevention section).

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