SEASONAL FLU CLINICS - BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENT NOW!
CLINICS BEING HELD ON SAT 7TH OCT & SAT 14TH OCT PLUS VARIOUS WEEKDAYS IN SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER
YOU ARE ELIGIBLE FOR A FREE INFLUENZA VACCINATION IF:
You have chronic respiratory disease
You have chronic heart disease
You have chronic kidney disease
You have chronic liver disease
You are diabetic
You have a weak immune system/immunosuppression
You are over 65 years of age or are 65 prior to 31st March 2018
You have a history of stroke or TIA or Multiple Sclerosis or a disease of the central nervous system
You are pregnant
You have a BMI of 40+
If you are a carer of an older, disabled or immunosuppressed person whose welfare may be at risk if their carer falls ill
FLU VACCINATION FOR CHILDREN
All children aged two and three years old on 31 August 2017 are being offered flu vaccination via their GP surgery, as part of the programme to extend flu vaccination to children.
GP surgeries will continue to offer flu vaccination to children in at risk groups aged between 6 months and less than 18 years of age. Children aged 4 to 8 years will usually be vaccinated at school (that is children in reception class and school years 1 to 4).
Please note we will be closed on the following afternoons from 12.30pm for staff training.
Thurs 14th Sept 2017
Thurs 16th Nov 2017
Should you need urgent medical attention while we are closed, please ring 111. this is a free call or phone the usual surgery telephone number. You will be advised regarding the level of care you need. Please do not ask to see a doctor out of hours unless you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
Pharmacies have a wealth of knowledge in how to treat minor illnesses. They can advise on treating coughs, colds, earache, tooth ache, urinary infections like cystitis. They can also provide advice on contraception, smoking cessation and give information about prescriptions and over the counter medicines.
Nottingham NHS Urgent Care Centre
Seaton House, London Road, Nottingham, NG2 4LA
If you need help for a health problem urgently, the Urgent Care Centre provides quick access to assessment and treatment. The Urgent Care centre is open every day of the year from 7am to 9pm. Just walk in, no appointment is needed. The centre is near the BBC on the London Road Island
If you need medical advice quickly, call NHS 111. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, when you call NHS 111 you will be assessed, given advice and directed to the local service that can best meet your needs. An out-of-hours GP service is available for illnesses and injuries that cannot wait until we reopen.
In an emergency – call 999
If you or someone else has: loss of consciousness/ severe breathing difficulties/ heavy bleeding/ severe chest pains/ possible broken bones/ deep wounds/ stroke/ swallowed something harmful or poisonous/ taken a drug overdose then go to the Emergency Department at the QMC or call 999.
Please remember the Emergency Department is for emergencies only!
(Site updated 30/08/2017)