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Information in the NHS, better information means better care.

http://www.england.nhs.uk/ourwork/tsd/care-data/

Sharing information in the NHS helps ensure that the quality and safety of services is consistent across the country. It can also highlight different diseases and conditions that may require more NHS investment. This is an opportunity for each of us to help the NHS provide high quality care for all.

You can find out more about how information is used for purposes beyond your direct care, the benefits this bring and the choices you have available to you by watching our short video. (click on the link above) This video is hosted on NHS England’s YouTube channel. If you have difficulty viewing it, you can also see it on NHS Choices.

FLU January2018

Patients at risk of Flu under 65 and all patients over 65 who have yet to receive a flu vaccination have been sent a letter requesting them to make an appointment while stocks last!  The Flu this season is very aggressive and the vaccination will give some protection against a number of strains but not all.

Patients at risk include: chronic illness - Diabetes, asthma, COPD, liver disease, Heart disease, cancer, carers, pregnant ladies, BMI over 35 (obese) - new this year!, immunosuppressed.

Please make an appointment by contacting the receptionist on 01460 52284 if you have received a letter.  We have limited stock which will be destroyed after February 27th.

All patients under the age of 18 and eligible for a flu vaccination at the surgery have also been sent invitations and are entitled to a nasal flu spray.  Please ensure you book an appointment.  If you child is eligible to have the vaccination at school please do not book at the surgery.  Your school will inform you.

If you wish to decline please let us know so that we don't bother you again!

Thank you & keep well this winter!



 
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