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We are now using EMIS online Access to order prescriptions, this great new way of ording is alot easier, quicker and alot more beneficial for all our patients as your request goes directly to the doctors themselves. And soon you will be able to view your own medical records. Please copy and paste the link(https://patient.emisaccess.co.uk) or go to the prescriptions page and register for this great service so you can take advantage and request your medication or you can register by coming into the surgery or phone the surgery on 0161 224 5555. Any questions or for any help please get in contact with the surgery on 0161 224 5555

Our new appointment reminders via our new text messaging service is now available, if you would like to take advantage of this service please let us know.

Are you in Year 13 or starting Uni this year? - If yes, you may need the new Meningitis vaccination that protects you against Meningitis and Septicaemia.  Please make an appointment with our Practice Nurse to get yours NOW.

Every year, millions of us visit our GP with minor health problems that our local pharmacist could resolve.

The NHS has a minor ailments Scheme for things such as:

Vaccination Schedule

Children's Immunisation Schedule

Here's a checklist of the vaccines that are routinely offered to everyone in the UK for free on the NHS, and the age at which you should ideally have them.

2 months:

  • Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib, a bacterial infection that can cause severe pneumonia or meningitis in young children) given as a 5-in-1 single jab known as DTaP/IPV/Hib
  • Pneumococcal infection
  • Rotavirus

immunisation3 months:

  • 5-in-1, second dose (DTaP/IPV/Hib)
  • Meningitis C
  • Rotavirus

4 months:

  • 5-in-1, third dose (DTaP/IPV/Hib)
  • Pneumococcal infection, second dose

Between 12 and 13 months:

  • Meningitis C, third dose
  • Hib, fourth dose (Hib/MenC given as a single jab)
  • MMR (measles, mumps and rubella), given as a single jab
  • Pneumococcal infection, third dose

3 years and 4 months, or soon after:

  • MMR second jab
  • Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and polio (DtaP/IPV), given as a 4-in-1 pre-school booster

Around 12-13 years:

  • Cervical cancer (HPV) vaccine, which protects against cervical cancer (girls only): three jabs given within six months

Around 13-18 years:

  • Diphtheria, tetanus and polio booster (Td/IPV), given as a single jab

65 and over:

  • Flu (every year)
  • Pneumococcal 

70 years:

  • Shingles

HPA Childrens Vaccination Schedule

Click here for the recommended HPA vaccination schedule

 


Seasonal Flu Vaccination

Influenza – flu – is a highly infectious and potentially serious illness caused by influenza viruses. Each year the make-up of the seasonal flu vaccine is designed to protect against the influenza viruses that the World Healflujabsth Organization decide are most likely to be circulating in the coming winter.

Regular immunisation (vaccination) is given free of charge to the following at-risk people, to protect them from seasonal flu:

  • people aged 65 or over,
  • people with a serious medical condition
  • people living in a residential or nursing home
  • the main carers for an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if the carer becomes ill
  • healthcare or social care professionals directly involved in patient care, and
  • those who work in close contact with poultry, such as chickens.

Pregnant women & the Flu Vaccination

It is recommended that all pregnant women should have the flu vaccine, whatever stage of pregnancy they're in. This is because there is good evidence that pregnant women have an increased risk of developing complications if they get flu, particularly from the H1N1 strain.

Studies have shown that the flu vaccine can be safely and effectively given during any trimester of pregnancy. The vaccine does not carry risks for either the mother or baby. In fact, studies have shown that mothers who have had the vaccine while pregnant pass some protection to their babies, which lasts for the first few months of their lives.  

 


These links all come from trusted resources but if you are unsure about these or any other medical matters please contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice



 
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