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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

The Surgery will be operating EMERGENCIES ONLY on the afternoon of Tuesday 28th November and all day on Wednesday 29th November to allow for an essential computer upgrade.  Please refrain from contracting the surgery during these times unless urgent.

Please also be advised that Patient Access will not be available at this time.

Seasonal Flu Vaccination

Flu (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.

 
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