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We are pleased to announce that we will be updating our website shortly. We aim to bring you a brand new website before the end of this year; it will be easier to use and will contain all the information you need. The website address will remain the same and you will be able to request online prescriptions and use patient access in the same way.

Seasonal Flu Vaccination

flu vaccinationsFlu (also known as influenza) is a highly infectious illness caused by the flu virus. It spreads rapidly through small droplets coughed or sneezed into the air by an infected person.   For most people, flu is unpleasant but not serious. You will usually recover within a week.

Studies have shown that flu vaccines provide effective protection against the flu, although protection may not be complete and may vary between people. Protection from the vaccine gradually decreases and flu strains change over time. Therefore, new vaccines are made each year and people at risk of flu are encouraged to be vaccinated every year.

The flu vaccination is offered to people in at-risk groups. These people are at greater risk of developing serious complications if they catch flu, such as pregnant women and elderly people.

Flu vaccinations  -   Are you eligible? Click here:

http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/vaccinations/Pages/who-should-have-flu-vaccine.aspx

 
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