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Shelford Medical Practice News October 2014

 

We are holding our second ‘flu clinic on Saturday 8 November 2014. Appointments will be between 08.00 and 12.00.

To book an appointment at the clinic, please ring the surgery on 01223 843661.

We shall also be able to give Shingles and Pneumococcal vaccinations to those who are

eligible

The groups who are eligible for ‘flu vaccination are people aged 65 and over on 31st

(who are also eligible for pneumococcal vaccination, if they have not previously received it), and

people (aged six months or older) with one of the conditions below:

• Chronic respiratory disease (also eligible for pneumococcal if not previously received it);

• Chronic heart disease (also eligible for pneumococcal if not previously received it);

• Chronic kidney disease (also eligible for pneumococcal if not previously received it);

• Diabetes (also eligible for pneumococcal if not previously received it);

• Immunosuppression (also eligible for pneumococcal if not previously received it);

• Asplenia or dysfunction of the spleen (also eligible for pneumococcal if not previously received it)

• Chronic neurological disease

• Pregnant women

• Carers (those who receive a carer’s allowance, or those who are the main carer of an elderly or

disabled person)

You are eligible for a Shingles vaccination if your date of birth is between 2 September 1943 and 1

September 1944; or between 2 September 1934 and 1 September 1936.

Jennet Ashton

Practice Manager 01223 843661

Website: www.shelfordmedicalpractice.nhs.uk

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