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WE ARE OPEN Good Friday 10th April & Bank Holiday Monday 13th April


HALF DAY CLOSURE 


Tuesday 28th April 2020


If you need URGENT medical attention call



The GP Out of Hours Service NHS 111


CORONAVIRUS


If you have travelled from China or have been in contact with someone confirmed as having Coronavirus in the last two weeks, you may be at risk of Coronavirus. Please do NOT leave the house. Instead, ring 111 if: You have been in China in the last 14 days and develop cough, fever or shortness of breath; or You have been in Wuhan or Hubei Province in the last 14 days or have been in contact with someone confirmed as having Coronavirus, even if you feel well



If you need a sick note regarding self-isolation due to Covid-19, please be advised that the government has set up a new service for ‘self-isolation’ notes that can be accessed online. Please use the following link <https://111.nhs.uk/isolation-note>.



You do NOT need a note from your GP. Please help the surgery by only contacting us for more urgent needs such as if you require an appointment. Thank you.


 

Seasonal Flu Clinics

The seasonal flu vaccination clinics are available between October and March.  Please book an appointment if you are eligible for this.

Influenza – flu – is a highly infectious and potentially serious illness caused by influenza viruses.  Each year the make-up of the seasonal flu vaccine is designed to protect against the influenza viruses that the World Health Organization decide are most likely to be circulating in the coming winter.

Regular immunisation (vaccination) is given free of charge to the following at-risk people, to protect them from seasonal flu:

people aged 65 or over

people living in a residential or nursing home

the main carers for an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if the carer becomes ill

health care or social care professionals directly involved in patient care

those who work in close contact with poultry, such as chflujabsickens

people with a serious medical condition  

  • Chronic respiratory disease (COPD/asthma)
  • Chronic heart disease
  • Chronic renal disease
  • Chronic liver disease
  • Chronic neurological disease (stroke/TIA)
  • Diabetes
  • Immunosuppression

Resources

For more information on flu immunisation, including background information on the vaccine and how you can get the jab, see Seasonal flu jab.

There is a full guide on the NHS immunisation website or you can download the pdf guide here

HPA - Season Flu Guide

RCGP - The battle against flus and colds

Seasonal Flu guide

 
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