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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 SEPTEMBER 2018

Patients at risk of Flu under 65 and all patients over 65 who have yet to receive a flu vaccination are requested to make an appointment.  The Flu this season is very aggressive and the vaccination will give some protection against a number of strains but not all. 65 & overs will receive a different vaccination than those under 65 this year.

Patients at risk include: chronic illness - Diabetes, asthma, COPD, liver disease, Heart disease, cancer, carers, pregnant ladies, BMI over 40, immunosuppressed.  If you are a NHS frontline worker or work in a care home you are entitled to a free NHS flu vaccination on providing proof with your workplace ID.

Please make an appointment by contacting the receptionist on 01460 52284.

All children and patients under the age of 18 and eligible for a flu vaccination will be offered 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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