Brentford Family Practice

Brentford Health Centre, Boston Manor Road, Brentford, TW8 8DS

Tel: 0208 630 3822

Telephone: 0208 630 3822

Out of hours: NHS 111

NHS 111

Vaccinations

Unfortunately we are not currently able to offer travel vaccinations.

For current vaccination recommendations and comprehensive travel advice, check the free NHS site Fit for Travel. Please contact reception for information on where to access travel vaccinations in the local area. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

 

Flu Immunisation

Seasonal flu is a highly infectious illness caused by a flu virus.

The virus infects your lungs and upper airways, causing a sudden high temperature and general aches and pains.

You could also lose your appetite, feel nauseous and have a dry cough. Symptoms can last for up to a week.

We offer ‘at risk’ groups the flu vaccine at a certain time each year to protect you against the flu virus.

You may be invited for a flu jab if you are:

  • over 65 years of age
  • pregnant

or have:

  • a serious heart or chest complaint, including asthma
  • serious kidney disease
  • diabetes
  • lowered immunity due to disease or treatment such as steroid medication or cancer treatment
  • if you have ever had a stroke
  • If you have any queries please contact the surgery.

For more information please visit the websites below:

Useful links

 

Shingles Immunisation

 

Shingles is caused by reactivation of the chicken pox virus and causes a painful rash. There is an effective vaccine to prevent this and is available for patients between the ages of 70 and 78 years old.

For more information please visit the website below:

Useful links