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Please see our guide to appointments at the foot of this page

Upgrade to telephone system.

Our phone system will be upgraded on Tuesday 20th November 2018.

On that day if you cannot get through on our usual number 01379 853217 please ring 01379 770438.  This is a temporary number  and will only be in use for that day.

 

Please take our 2018 Patient Survey under the Online Services tab

ADULT FLU CLINICS

 

This year our Adult flu vaccination will be on the following Saturdays at Bullock Fair:

 

NO APPOINTMENT NEEDED - Simply turn up at your allotted time (as indicated below).

 

Saturday 22nd September 2018

09:00am - 10:15am for patients with surnames beginning with the letters A-B

10:15am - 11:15am for patients with surnames beginning with the letters C-D

11:15am - 12:15pm for patients with surnames beginning with the letters E-G

 

Saturday 3rd November 2018

09:00am - 10:00am for patients with surnames beginning with the letters H-K

10:00am - 11:00am for patients with surnames beginning with the letters L-O

11:00am - 11:30pm for patients with surnames beginning with the letters P-Q

11:30am - 12:30pm for patients with surnames beginning with the letters R-S

12:30pm - 13:30pm for patients with surnames beginning with the letters T-Z

 

There are also limited Monday evening flu appointments available for workers. Please contact reception for details on: 01379 853217

 

You qualify for an NHS flu jab if you are aged 65 or over on 31st March 2019 or:

  • you are pregnant or have:
  • a heart problem
  • a chest complaint or breathing difficulties, including bronchitis or emphysema
  • a kidney disease
  • lowered immunity due to disease or treatment (such as steroid medication or cancer treatment)
  • liver disease
  • had a stroke or a transient ischaemic attack (TIA)
  • diabetes
  • a neurological condition, for example multiple sclerosis (MS) or cerebral palsy
  • a problem with your spleen, for example sickle cell disease or you have had your spleen removed
  • you are morbidly obese with a BMI of 40 and above

You should also consider having the flu vaccine if you are:

  • the main carer of an older or disabled person
  • a household contact of an immunocompromised person
  • a health or social care worker

 

Children’s Flu Clinic

Parents of all children eligible for vaccination will be contacted with details of the children’s flu clinic once vaccines have been received by the practice.

 

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