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  • We are now taking bookings for flu vaccinations with clinics running throughout the week and during half-term. Check if you are eligible here and call reception to book now!

  • Patient Access are currently implementing changes to the online services system in preparation for the release of proxy access, for parents, family members, cares or care home staff, in the coming months.  This may cause some access issues for those currently utilising online services such as ordering repeat prescriptions. Support is available on the Patient Access website here or alternatively patients may contact our reception team who can help by resetting user accounts.

  • Our Patient Group met again on 22nd May.  Please click here to see the minutes of our recent Patient Group meeting.

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  • Have you been diagnosed with osteoporosis? If so you may be interested to attend this event.

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  • Online services - if you register online to book an appointment, you will only be able to book one appointment.  Please visit the practice with photo ID and we will ensure you are fully registered for the online services.

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Influenza Vaccination

We are now taking bookings for flu vaccinations. Call reception on 0117 949 7774 to book now!

Who is eligible for vaccination against flu?

Eligible patients are those who are:

  • aged 65 and over
  • pregnant women
  • aged two and three (but not aged less than two or aged four or over on 31 August 2017) (i.e. born on or after 1 September 2013 and on or before 31 August 2015)
  • aged 6 months and over in a clinical at risk group (full list below)
  • housebound
  • carers
  • adults with a BMI > 40 kg/m2 (adults aged 16+)
  • in long-stay residential or homes 

Clinical At Risk Groups:

  • chronic (long-term) respiratory disease, such as severe asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or bronchitis

  • chronic heart disease, such as heart failure

  • chronic kidney disease at stage three, four or five

  • chronic live disease

  • chronic neurological disease, such as Parkinson's disease or motor neurone disease, or learning disability
  • diabetes
  • splenic dysfunction
  • a weakened immune system due to disease (such as HIV/AIDS) or treatment (such as cancer treatment)

The following patients are eligible for a vaccination in school but not in general practice unless in a clinical at risk group:

Reception Year (children aged 4-5 years): These children will now be offered flu vaccination in reception class, rather than through general practice.

School Year 4 (children aged 8-9 years): As part of the phased roll-out of the children’s programme, this year children in school year 4 will also be offered the vaccination.



 
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