Together we can beat the flu


Flu vaccinations are now available at Next Practice Sydney.

With the current COVID-19 pandemic and flu season fast approaching, the healthcare system will feel a huge strain. During this time it’s very important the public take preventative health measures to minimise the pressure on the health system and improve its ability to test for COVID-19 and protect the vulnerable populations.

Who should get vaccinated?

The Government recommends everyone over the age of 6 months to get immunised against seasonal flu.

Why should I get vaccinated?

Vaccination is a safe and effective way to protect yourself. The benefits go beyond you too. Getting a flu shot also means you help to protect others, including those who are too sick or too young to be vaccinated, as well as vulnerable groups.

*How much does it cost?

Flu vaccinations at Next Practice Sydney cost $20 out of pocket per person unless you are eligible for one of the bulk-billed government funded vaccines**. The $20 charge includes the cost of the consultation and the vaccine. This is available to Medicare Holders only otherwise you will be privately billed for the consultation.

**Who's eligible for a free vaccine?

Under the Government's National Immunisation Program, there are some people that are eligible for a free flu vaccine because they are most at risk. This includes:

  • Children aged six months to five years
  • Pregnant women
  • People aged 65 years and over
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 6 months and over
  • People aged six months and over with medical conditions that mean they have a higher risk of flu complications

IMPORTANT PATIENT INFORMATION

If you have travelled internationally within the last two weeks, been in contact with someone with Coronavirus or is quarantined, or if you are experiencing respiratory conditions (shortness of breath, coughing, severe nasal congestion) or any flu like symptoms particularly a fever, aches and pains or severe headache, please ensure you have spoken to a member of staff prior to presenting for your appointment.

To book your flu vaccination visit our bookings page here.