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Please Note:  The Practice and the Dispensary will be closed from 12 noon on 5 July 2018 for staff training and will re-open as normal on 6 July 2018.

***We are aware that the Patient Access service has recently undergone some changes and updates and that some patients are experiencing difficulties when logging in to their account. We apologise for any inconvenience this may be causing patients. Should you have any problems you may find the following link useful: https://support.patientaccess.com/signing-in/trouble-signing-in ***

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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