GP practices are no longer responsible for flu vaccinations. A number of local flu clinics have been set up across Grampian. You can only attend if you have an appointment.
Monday 29th November 2021 – Aberdeenshire
All Aberdeenshire Vaccination Centres will be closed today, Monday 29th November 2021, due to ongoing issues relating to Storm Arwen. If you have an appointment today please go to the online booking portal to rebook, a link to the portal can be found here: Login – Customer Service (nhs.scot) or by contacting the National Vaccination Helpline on 0800 030 8013
Centres have been set up in the following areas:
New options for ‘flu and COVID-19 booster vaccination in Grampian
Nov 19th, 2021
Sixteen community pharmacies across Grampian will be offering weekend vaccination clinics in the run up to Christmas, making it even easier to get a ‘flu jab and/or COVID booster, if eligible.
Anyone in the following groups, who has not yet been vaccinated, will be able to book an appointment directly with the participating pharmacies:
- Frontline health and social care workers
- All adults aged 60 years or over
- Adults aged 16 to 49 years with underlying health conditions that put them at higher risk of severe coronavirus
- Staff working in care homes for older adults
- Unpaid and Young Carers
- Household contacts (aged 16 or over) of immunosuppressed individuals
These clinics are in addition to the large vaccination centres currently in operation in Aberdeen, Elgin, and seven locations across Aberdeenshire.
The participating pharmacies are as follows:
Aberdeen City – Webster’s King Street, Michie’s Union Street, Peterculter, Kingswells, and Webster’s Hilton.
Aberdeenshire – Baird’s Fraserburgh, Webster’s New Deer, Michie’s Laurencekirk, Michie’s Stonehaven, Webster’s Peterhead, Kemnay, Rowlands Ellon, Buchanhaven, Aberchirder, and Baird’s Banff.
Moray – Cullen pharmacy.
Webster’s Peterhead is offering a clinic on Wednesday 24 November. It, along with the other participating pharmacies, will be offering clinics at various times on the weekends of 27/28 November, 4/5 December, 11/12 December, and 18/19 December.
If you are in one of the eligible groups listed and wish to book a vaccination appointment, please contact the relevant pharmacy directly.
If you want to find out about public transport go to the Traveline Scotland website on www.travelinescotland.com or call them on 0871 200 2233. You can check the latest Stagecoach timetables at www.stagecoachbus.com/promos-and-offers/national/covid-temporary-timetables. If you are struggling to work out how to get to your appointment you can call THInC on 01467 536111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for advice
For appointments at Aberdeen City Vaccination Centre at Bon Accord click here.
What to know when attending your Flu vaccination appointment:
In all cases you should attend appointments alone unless you require the assistance of a carer. A carer may attend the appointment for support and both you and they should wear a face covering.
Follow the COVID-19 safety measures in place in each venue. This will include queue management, direction signs on floors and walls, and spacing of chairs.
We ask you to respect the privacy of all vaccination staff and those attending appointments – please do not take photos or videos inside the vaccination centres.
Your vaccinator will provide you with aftercare advice. Please follow this carefully.
Language Line is available at all vaccination appointments. This is a telephone-based interpretation service which gives staff access to expert interpreters, on the telephone, in 60-90 seconds, for over 170 different languages.
- Portable hearing loops
- A quiet space/room
- All sites are wheelchair accessible
- All sites have access to language line
How to book an appointment
Please visit our eligible groups section to find out how you can get your flu vaccination.
Your Questions Answered - FAQs
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the flu vaccine, please visit our FAQs page
Please contact your local flu helpline:
Aberdeenshire: 0330 128 9919 (available 8:45am - 4:30pm)
Aberdeen City: 0800 030 4713 (available 9am - 5pm)
Moray: 0345 337 9899
(available 8:30am - 4.30pm)
National Helpline (available 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week)
0800 030 8013
Visit NHS Inform for further information on the Flu Vaccination programme
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