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As many of you will be aware, we have commenced our 2020 Flu Vaccination Campaign.

THIS IS AN IMPORTANT UPDATE ON BOOKING YOUR APPOINTMENT: PUBLISHED 14-10-2020

If you are 65 or Over:

Due to not receiving our vaccines until the early hours of the first day of vaccinating, and even then, only a partial supply, we had advised all patients Over-65 that we would contact them to arrange an appointment. This was to avoid a rush that we could not meet and to minimise patient risk by attendance but no vaccine availability.

We now have our full quota of vaccines, and we invite all Over-65s, not yet vaccinated or already booked-in for an appointment, to contact us to arrange for this. If you need to contact the practice to arrange for any other medical appointment, please advise our staff if you have NOT already had (or booked) your vaccination this year, and we can do it during your visit. This will avoid the necessity for you to visit the practice twice, as we seek to protect all patients from risk to exposure in the face of Covid case increases.

Our Patient Services Team will advise you of the available Flu Clinic dates when you contact us.

18-65 At Risk Patients:

For patients UNDER the age of 65 and OVER 18, with specific long-term conditions and/or in the ‘at risk group’ : These include chronic respiratory disease or asthma, heart disease, renal disease, liver disease, diabetes, neurological disease, BMI > 40 or you are immunosuppressed, or a carer for an elderly or disabled person, please use our Engage Consult online service, if at all possible, to contact us and make a vaccination booking. If you already have a future date appointment for vaccination booked, please do not book again.

Pregnant women, Babies and Children:

All pregnant women are recommended to have the vaccination.

For babies of 6 months +, with an existing condition, please consult your GP

Vaccinations for pre-school aged children: These have started, and we urge you to get this done as soon as possible for all children aged 2 or 3 years old on August 31st, 2020.

NB: School aged children will be vaccinated at school this year.

 

OTHER MATTERS:

PARKING: All visitors and patients are encouraged to park opposite the practice front door as this is no longer parking for the Dr's.

Face Mask: You must wear a mask at all times whilst at the Practice and maintain social distancing.

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