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We are also pleased to be offering private physiotherapy at the surgery. Please visit www.jhphysio.com

Flu jabs are available at the surgery from Oct every year!!

As you know, the cold and flu season is just around the corner. Although many colds will be tough to prevent, vaccination is an effective way to protect you from the flu.

Your GP highly recommends that you have a Flu Vaccination, particularly if you qualify under the criteria as shown below

If you are eligible (see below) you can to book your appointment with the Practice Nurse from September by calling the surgery on 0208 693 2912 or you walk in.

You are eligible to receive a FREE FLU JAB if you if you have the following conditions:

Chronic respiratory disease including asthma

Heart disease

Kidney disease

Diabetes

Weakened Immune system

Liver disease

Neurological disease

Or If:

You are 65 years old and over

You are pregnant

You are the main carer for elderly or disabled person

You are a health care worker

For further information visit: NHS Choices Flu Vaccination

Pharmacy First

Pharmacy First Scheme launched on 1 April 2015 to help reduce pressure on GP appointments and avoidable A&E Attendances

Did you know? 

If you don't pay prescription charges you can get medicines free from your local pharmacy without needing to visit your GP.

What is the Pharmacy First scheme?

Pharmacists are highly trained experts in medicines. The Pharmacy First scheme gives you quick and local access to advice and treatment from the pharmacist at your local pharmacy about common illnesses. You don't need to wait to see your doctor and you don't need an appointment.

If you don't pay for your prescriptions the pharmacist will be able to give you medicines to treat the conditions listed below and they will be free.

What treatments are available on the scheme?

The Pharmacy First scheme covers advice and treatment for the conditions below:

 

Allergies

Fever

Nappy rash

Athlete's foot

Hay fever

Piles

Cold sores

Headache

Sore throat

Conjunctivitis

Head lice

Sprains and strains

Constipation

Insect bites and stings

Teething

Coughs and colds

Itching due to chickenpox

Threadworm

Diarrhoea

Minor burns and scalds

Vaginal thrush

Earwax

Mouth ulcers

Indigestion

Who can use this service? 

Everyone can get free advice from any pharmacist but to be able to get free medicines you must be registered with a Southwark GP and entitled to free prescriptions.

If you normally pay for your prescriptions you can still get free advice from any pharmacy but you will still be charged the retail price of any medicines provided.

Can I go to any pharmacy?

Most pharmacies in Southwark offer the Pharmacy First scheme. Look out for posters in the pharmacy, ask your GP's reception staff or view Pharmacy First: Participating Pharmacies

For Further Information on the Scheme and updates visit: Southwark CCG website



 
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