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HALTWHISTLE MEDICAL GROUP

2017 FLU CLINIC

 

The 2017 flu clinic will be held at Haltwhistle Medical Group on

Saturday 23rd September 2017

Patients entitled to a flu vaccination:

 

·           All those aged 65 and over

·           Pregnant women

·           Registered Carers

·           Those aged 6 months or older with the following conditions:

o   Chest problems

o   Chronic heart disease

o   Diabetes

o   Chronic kidney disease

o   Chronic neurological disease

o   Immunosuppressed or spleen problems

Patients aged 18 years and under in an at risk group will be given the nasal flu spray. The nasal flu will be available after the 1st October, therefore those patients should book an appointment at the surgery ****Under 18s should not attend the clinic on the 23rd September.***

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Shingles Vaccination

 

All patients aged 70 & 78 on the 1st September 2017 will be offered the Shingles vaccine.  Plus anyone in their 70s who was born after 1st September 1942 and not yet had the vaccine

This can be given at the same time as your flu vaccination

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Childrens Fluenz Nasal Spray

All children aged 2 or 3 years on the 31st August 2017 will be entitled to have the childrens fluenz nasal spray at the GP Surgery – these clinics are bookable appointments–Please contact the Surgery to book a children’s flu appointment.  (School children in reception and years 1, 2, 3 & 4 will be offered the nasal spray at school)

 

 

Saturday 23rd September 2017

 

 

 

Time

Surname beginning with letter

08.30 – 09.15

A & C

09.15 – 10.00

B

10.00 – 10.45

D, E & F

10.45 – 11.30

G, H & I

11.30 - 12.15

J, K & L

12.15 - 13.00

M, N & O

13.00 – 13.45

P, Q, T, U & V

13.45 – 14.00

R & Y

14.00 – 14.45

S

14.45 – 15.30

W, X & Z

If you are unable to attend the clinic at the time relative to your surname, please attend at any other time on the 23th September or contact the surgery and we will book you an alternative appointment at a time convenient for you.

 

We are very pleased to inform patients that we are this year offering the quadrivalent flu vaccine which covers 4 strains of flu.

 

Patients aged 18 years and under should contact the surgery to book an appointment for the nasal flu spray – this will not be available on the 23rd September 2017.

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