We now have a practice pharmacist, Minal Karia, as our team member , who can deal with all your medicine management
** NEWS FLASH ** NEWS FLASH ** NEWS FLASH ** NEWS FLASH**
The flu season is upon us so protect yourself now
Speak to your doctor nurse or the receptionist, to get your self protected
Who should get the flu vaccine?
The flu vaccine is routinely given on the NHS to:
- adults 65 and over
- adults over 18 to 65 at risk of flu because of long term illness
- below the age of 65 who are at increased risk from flu because of a long-term health condition
- pregnant women
- 6 months to under 4 years vaccination in surgery
- All children 4 yrs to 17 yrs at risk group nasal spray in surgery
- and if you are a carer
- For 2018, there are 3 types of flu vaccine:
- a live quadrivalent vaccine (which protects against 4 strains of flu), given as a nasal spray. This is for children and young people aged 2 to 17 years eligible for the flu vaccine
- a quadrivalent injected vaccine. This is for adults aged 18 and over but below the age of 65 who are at increased risk from flu because of a long-term health condition and for children 6 months and above in an eligible group who cannot receive the live vaccine
- an adjuvanted trivalent injected vaccine. This is for people aged 65 and over as it has been shown to be more effective in this age group
If your child is aged between 6 months and 2 years old and is in a high-risk group for flu, they will be offered an injected flu vaccine as the nasal spray is not licensed for children under 2.
make appointment now for your flu jab
We are confident that our website will provide clear and concise help and give our patients the information they require in an easy and convenient format. It has been designed with the patient’s needs at the forefront of everything, from checking surgery times to letting us know what you think of us.
Our dedicated team are here to treat those minor ailments that occur as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions and clinics covering a wide range of healthcare issues. The technology also means you can now do a lot of things from the comfort of your home such as order a repeat prescription or cancel an appointment.
Partners in Care
Once registered, patients and healthcare professionals work together to ensure the most appropriate care is provided. This partnership philosophy extends even further and our active patient group exists to make sure that patient needs and the practice offering are always heading in the same direction.
Access & Parking
The health centre is large and has suitable access for disabled patients, prams and pushchairs. The practice is located on the ground floor.
There is a large multi-storey car park across the road from the surgery. The health centre car park is for staff vehicles only, however there are designated parking spaces for disabled patients at the side of the surgery.
Please do not park in the Scill Centre car park
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