Flu Clinics

Flu clinics will initially be held on a Saturday morning on the following dates;

16th September & 7th October 2023 at Holmfirth.

23rd September 2023 at Meltham.

Further clinics will then be offered during the week for those who are unable to make Saturdays.

Who is eligible this year?

Everyone aged over 65 years, as well as those that have a certain health condition, the extremely vulnerable (also known as immunocompromised patients) and their close contacts, pregnant patients and carers. Click here for more details on who is eligible.

Please don’t attend if you feel unwell or you have a high temperature, a new continuous cough or a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste. Please visit NHS.uk for a full list of COVID symptoms. 

COVID-19 BOOSTERS – We will confirm details of the COVID-19 booster campaign shortly.

Booking your appointment 

If we have your mobile telephone number, you should of received an SMS message from us which includes a link. Please click on the link to book your appointment online. This is the quickest way to book. If you are unsure how to book online, please watch our video which takes you through it step-by-step.

Booking using the link means that other patients calling for an urgent medical need can get through, and it helps us to manage the high volume of calls we are receiving this year.

If you are unable to book your appointment online, please call Elmwood Family Doctors on 01484 943000

How you can help:

Book your appointment in advance

Wear loose clothing to allow quick access to your arm

Arrive on time – not earlier or later

Don’t attend if unwell

Attend alone, unless you need a Carer

Don’t drive if you can avoid it

If you are driving, for Holmfirth please park offsite at Holme Valley Memorial Hospital or elsewhere, and Meltham at Carlile Street Car Park or elsewhere.

If raining please bring an umbrella in case you might be required to wait outside, queues may stretch out into the car park.

Please use the toilet at home before you set off. Toilets will be unavailable.

What to expect? 

We will be using a one way system through the building. Staff will guide patients on where to go.

There will be plenty of staff available on the day to assist you, so please don’t hesitate to ask if you need help in any way

We look forward to seeing you