SEASONAL FLU VACCINATION

Your GP recommends that you should have a flu jab 

  • If you are aged 65 and over
  • If you are pregnant
  • If you are the main carer to a relative or friend
  • If you have had pneumonia in the past
  • If you have a learning disability 
  • If you have a BMI > 40
  • Or if you have had or are receiving treatment for:  
    •  Asthma     
    • Other lung diseases    
    • Heart diseases    
    • Diabetes  Kidney disease or liver disease Lowered immunity     
    • A neurological condition 

CLINICS AT HENFIELD MEDICAL CENTRE WILL RUN FROM: 

4TH OCTOBER - 20TH OCTOBER

COME ALONG DURING THE FOLLOWING TIMES: 

WEDNESDAY 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm WALK IN CLINICS

FRIDAY 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm WALK IN CLINICS

OR BOOK ONLINE OR WITH A RECEPTIONIST DURING THE FOLLOWING TIMES : 

WEDNESDAY 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PRE-BOOKABLE

FRIDAY 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm PRE-BOOKABLE

 FLU NASAL SPRAY IMMUNISATION FOR CHILDREN AGED 2 & 3 on 1ST SEPTEMBER 2017.  

This vaccination programme is to protect healthy children aged 2 and 3 against Flu. Influenza can be an unpleasant illness in children, with symptoms such as fever, sore throat, dry cough and aching muscles lasting several days. Some children need to go to hospital for treatment, and it can lead to complications such as bronchitis, pneumonia and a painful ear condition.   Invitation will be by letter and appointments can be booked with the Practice Nurse.

BOOK ONLINE OR WITH A RECEPTIONIST DURING THE FOLLOWING TIMES : 

TUESDAY 3RD OCTOBER 9:15 AM - 2:00 PM PRE-BOOKABLE THURSDAY 5TH OCTOBER 9:15 AM - 2:00 PM PRE-BOOKABLE 

SHINGLES IMMUNISATIONS

for all patients aged 70 - 75 and 78, 79 years of age on 1ST September 2017. Invitation will be by letter and appointments can be booked with the Practice Nurse on the following times: 

WEDNESDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER2:00PM - 5:00 PM PRE-BOOKABLE FRIDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER2:00 PM - 5:00 PM PRE-BOOKABLE

PNEUMOCOCCAL 

For all patients aged 65 and over and any patients who suffer from diseases of the lung, heart, liver, kidney, have diabetes, are immunosuppressed or have a cochlear implant. Invasive pneumococcal disease (pneumonia) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality, especially among the very young and elderly population. This is a one off single injection given subcutaneously or intramuscularly into the arm. 

FOR MORE INFORMATION  VISIT www.henfieldmedicalcentre.co.uk OR PHONE: 01273 492255