23rd November 2020 FLU LETTERS SENT BY NHSE
We are aware that some patients who have already had their flu jab or who have declined it, have received letters from NHS England recommending they get vaccinated.
These letters were not sent by us so there is no need to ring us if you receive one.
20th November 2020 FLU JABS FOR 50-64yr OLDS.
You may have seen the item on the news regarding flu vaccinations for people aged 50-64 years who are not normally eligible.
PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE SURGERY TO TRY TO BOOK APPOINTMENTS FOR THIS. If you are eligible, we WILL contact you as soon as we can.
We will contact everyone who is affected by this announcement as soon as we know when the vaccines will arrive. We have not been able to order them yet and do not know when we will receive them, although this should hopefully be some time in December.
17th November 2020 - CORONAVIRUS 'GERM DEFENCE' WEBSITE
We are letting you know about a very useful website called Germ Defence which was created by a team of doctors and scientists to give you advice that has been proven to reduce the spread of viruses in the home. It can help you plan how to protect yourself and members of your family from infection by COVID-19 and ‘flu.
It’s easy to use and only takes 10 minutes - just click on this link:
(If this link does not open when you click on it, please copy and paste it into your web browser.)
Please pass details of the Germ Defence website to your friends and family.
There’s a button at the bottom of the Germ Defence website for sharing by social media.
16th November 2020 - FLU VACCINE UPDATE
We are currently awaiting further supplies of flu vaccines for patients aged 18-64 years. We have been advised they will not arrive before 23rd November at the earliest.
We will contact eligible patients as soon as we can to arrange appointments.