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News & Information

FLU Clinics

The new clinic dates are as follows:

  • Saturday 23rd September
  • Saturday 7th October
  • Saturday 14th October
  • Saturday 4th November

Are you 65 or older, or do you suffer from any of the following - respiratory disease, heart disease, kidney disease, liver disease, diabetes, had a stroke or TIA, a weak immune system, problems with your spleen or if you've had your spleen removed, or are you pregnant?

If the answer it YES, then your doctor recommends that you are protected against influenza. Remember that you CANNOT catch flu from the vaccine.

Flu Information website

A new flu website has been launched which has sections for both patients and healthcare professionals, so please take a look - www.flu-protect.co.uk

Shingles Vaccination

There is now a vaccine for shingles. The vaccine reduces the chances of you developing shingles, and even if you do develop shingles then the disease is likely to affect you less severely. The national shingles immunisation programme is recommend for people aged 70-79, but is being introduced in phases. Vaccine groups are defined by aged on the 1st of September. If you were aged 70, 78 or 79 on 1st September 2014 then you may be eligible for the shingles vaccine this year. Other age groups will be introduced in future years to ensure that all people aged 70 to 79 are offered vaccination against shingles.

Patient Participation Group

All meetings to be held in the Health Education Room at Watling Vale Medical Centre between 6.30pm and 7.30pm The next scheduled meetings will be:

  • Tuesday 12th September
  • Tuesday 12th December

Patient Survey Results

The results from the recent Patient Survey have been collected and summarised in the following report. Click here to download the report.

Downloads

There are a number of documents you can download from our website that can help you manage your personal and family health.


 
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