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FLU & SHINGLES VACCINATIONS

Are you eligible for the free flu jab?

If so our drop in clinics will be held on:

  • Saturday 7th October 2017, 08:30am - 11:30am (adults only)
  • Saturday 21st October 2017, 08:30am - 11:30am (adults and children)

For further information please click the link below:

Flu Vaccination Fact Sheet

Not eligible for the free flu jab?

The flu vaccination is available for all however it is only free on the NHS if you are over the age of 65, have a qualifying chronic medical condition or are a healthy child between the age of 2-3 years. If you do not fall into any of these categories you can still have the vaccination privately. There is a small charge of £10.00 to cover the cost of the vaccination and the time taken to administer it. Please contact reception for further information.

Shingles Vaccination

If you are aged 70 or 78 years of age between 1st September 2017 and 31st August 2018 you will receive a letter from the practice inviting you to have the shingles vaccine. Our clinics run from the end of September 2017. Please contact Reception to arrange an appointment.

For further reading, please click the link below:

Shingles Vaccination

IMPORTANT CHANGES TO THE WAY YOU ORDER REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS

From October 2017, GP Practices will introduce a new system which means you will need to order repeat prescriptions yourself. Pharmacies and dispensing companies will no longer be able to do this for you.

What do I need to do?

There are different way to order, including:

  • using SystmOnline - patient online service
  • downloading the SystmOnline app to your smartphone or tablet device
  • handing in the white, tear-off part of your repeat prescription to the practice
  • writing a letter to the practice

By registering for online services you can order your own medication, directly to the practice, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please click on the link below to watch a short video to understand how to use the patient online service, SystmOnline, including advice on how to order repeat prescriptions. Further information is also available on our website by clicking the tab 'Patient Online Services' on the left of the home page.

Guide to using SystmOnline

 

PRACTICE INFORMATION BOOKLET

For new and existing patients we have attached our practice information booklet. Please click on the link below to download it.

Practice Information Booklet

Alternatively hard copies are available at the surgery. Please ask at Reception.

 

Surgery Closed for Training

The practice will be closed for training from 13:00 on the following afternoons:-

Thursday 5th October 2017

Thursday 9th November 2017

Thursday 8th February 2018

We will re-open at 08:00 the following morning.

Should you require urgent medical attention on any of these afternoons, please telephone the surgery on 01943 604455 and your call will be re-directed to the Out of Hours service

Prescriptions due to be collected on these days will be available from 09:00 the following morning.

 

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