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FLU VACCINES

OUR FLU VACCINES HAVE ARRIVED! PLEASE CONTACT RECEPTION TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT OR WALK IN ON ANY FLU CLINIC BELOW.

Flu can affect anyone but if you have a long-term health condition, the effects of flu can make it worse even if your condition is well managed and you normally feel well.

 

Seasonal Flu Clinics

PLEASE WALK IN ANY TIME BETWEEN 9AM AND 12PM AND 4.30-6.30PM AND WE CAN GIVE YOU YOUR VACCINATION WITHOUT AN APPOINTMENT!

ALTERNATIVELY, PLEASE BOOK FOR ANY OF THE BELOW CLINICS:

URSWICK MEDICAL CENTRE

27TH SEPTEMBER 2018 8.30AM-11.30AM

1ST OCTOBER 2018 11AM-3PM

6TH OCTOBER 2018 9.00-12PM

MAPLESTEAD ROAD SURGERY

26TH SEPTEMBER 2018 9.30AM- 1.30PM

29TH SEPTEMBER 2018 9.00AM - 1.00PM

 

WE ALSO PROVIDE A HOME VISIT SERVICE FOR OUR HOUSEBOUND PATIENTS- PLEASE CONTACT RECEPTION

 

You are entitled to a FREE flu jab if you are:

  • 65 Years of age or older
  • Pregnant
  • Living in a residential or nursing home
  • The main carer of an older or disabled person
  • A household contact of an immunocompromised person
  • A frontline health or social care worker

Or if you suffer from one of the following conditions:

  • Diabetes
  • Coronary Heart Disease
  • COPD
  • Asthma
  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
  • Chronic Liver Disease
  • Immunosuppressed, Asplenia (no spleen), dysfunction of the spleen or Sickle cell disease
  • Stroke or Transient ischaemic attack (TIA)
  • Neurological condition eg Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Cerebral Palsy or Learning Disability
  • Seriously overweight (BMI of 40 or above)

CHILD FLU

We are expecting our child nasal flu vaccines the week commencing 24th September 2018.

Last year the flu vaccine nasal spray reduced the risk of vaccinated children getting flu by 65.8% (Public Health England)

Children who can be vaccinated for free at the Surgery:

  • Children aged 6 months and over in any of the "at risk" groups above
  • All children aged two and three years of age i.e born between 1st September 2015 and 31st August 2016 



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