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Whilst we’ve received information that all 50-64 year olds may be eligible for a free flu vaccination as part of plans to protect more people against seasonal flu, these free vaccinations will be subject to vaccine delivery later in the year.

This allows us (GP’s and community pharmacists) to focus on those who are in an at risk group, such as pregnant women and people with long term health conditions. They will be given priority and offered the vaccine first; if you are in this category you will be contacted.

If you are aged 50-64 and not in one of the at risk categories you will be made aware in the coming months if you will be able to attend for vaccination. If the programme is extended this is likely to be November or December.

Nurses

Our team of nurses, health care assistants and phlebotomists provide a range of services for minor injuries, wound care, immunisations, blood tests, health check, blood pressure testing, cervical smears, ear syringing and travel clinics.

The nursing team also hold regular specialist clinics offering monitoring, support and advice for a number of conditions.

There is also a specialist nurse who deals with anxiety, depression and low mood.

Healthcare Assistants

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and health checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
 
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