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SURGERY OPENING HOURS:

 

The telephone lines and Reception is now open from 8.00am - 6.30pm.

Dispensary remains closed during the lunchtime period - please see the opening hours for more information.

 

 

 

 

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ADULT FLU VACCINATION

FLU VACCINATION ELIGILITY 

  • Over 65
  • Pregnant
  • Or under 65 but have one of the following:

    - a serious heart complaint
    - a chest complaint or breathing difficulties, including asthma, bronchitis and emphysema
    - serious kidney disease
    - diabetes
    - lowered immunity due to disease or treatment such as steriod medication or cancer treatment
    - if you have had a stroke or a transient ischaemic attach (TIA)
    - if you have a problem with your spleen or you have had your spleen removed
    - serious liver disease
    - a neurological condition such as a multiple sclerosis (MS), cerebral palsy or learning disability. 

If you are over 65, have a chronic disease, are pregnant or a carer you are advised to have an annual flu vaccination to avoid the misery and discomfort that contracting flu can bring.  We now have vaccine in stock, so why not make an appointment today to have yours?

CHILD FLU VACCINATION

The national flu campaign has been extended this year to incorporate children aged 2, 3 & 4 years old. This vaccination is administered by way of a nasal spray.  If you would like your child to have this vaccination, please call and make an appointment today!

Men ACWY in young adults. 

MenW disease continues to increase overall and around a third of MenW cases in unvaccinated 15-19 year olds have been fatal. There have been no cases in teenagers vaccinated under the current programme. Therefore it is extremely important that as many of the eligible cohort are offered vaccination as soon as possible.

The Men ACWY vaccine is now available at the surgery. This vaccine is for young people aged between 15 - 19 years old. Please contact the surgery to arrange your vaccination. 

 

PATIENT NOTICE -2017 CLOSURE DATES

Please be advised that the surgery will be CLOSED for staff training from 13:00 on the dates below until 08:00 the following morning:    

Wednesday 18th October

Tuesday 7th November

Tuesday 05th December

 

Bank Holidays

We are closed on Bank Holidays. Please check the website or at reception for alternative services.

To access URGENT medical help please dial 111 for the OUT OF HOURS SERVICE or 999 for major accidents and events.

SHINGLES VACCINATION

Are you aged 70, 78 or 79, if so you are eligible for a free Shingles vaccination as part of the governments national campaign.  Click here for further details to help you decide if this is right for you.

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