From September 19th we will be in the position to offer the SEASONAL FLU vaccinations to our patients aged over 65 and those eligible under 65, carers and children aged 2-3 years. Please contact the practice for further information. The clinics will be limited and run differently this year and we ask that patients make every effort to attend.
The Seasonal Influenza vaccination does not include protection against Coronavirus.
The Government and NHS are well prepared to deal with this virus. You can help too. Germs can live on some surfaces for hours. To protect yourself and others:
• Always carry tissues with you and use them to catch your cough or sneeze.
• Bin the tissue, and to kill the germs, wash your hands with soap and water, or use a sanitiser gel.
• If you have arrived back from China within 14 days follow the specific advice for returning travellers.
This is the best way to slow the spread of almost any germs, including Coronavirus. (more…)
For all life threatening medical emergencies, please dial 999
When the surgery is closed, please dial 111 for help and assistance with your health needs.
111 is free to call and it is there to provide assistance and advice with your urgent medical needs. They are able to assist you and direct your concerns to the Out of Hour GP service/ A&E Department or, they are able to provide advice and reassurance regarding your health concern.
Walk in Centre
We also have the service of a walk in centre which is open at the Station Plaza from 8.00am to 8.00pm. This service should only be accessed when the surgery is closed.
Unfortunately, some patients are attending the A&E Departments with minor medical conditions which can be dealt with more efficiently by contacting 111.
Please avoid using A&E unless your medical condition is life threatening or you have sustained a significant injury, have severe chest pain or breathing difficulty.