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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

Summary Care Record

There is a new Central NHS Computer System called the Summary Care Record (SCR). It is an electronic record which contains information about the medicines you take, allergies you suffer from and any bad reactions to medicines you have had.

 

Why do I need a Summary Care Record?

Storing information in one place makes it easier for healthcare staff to treat you in an emergency, or when your GP practice is closed.

This information could make a difference to how a doctor decides to care for you, for example which medicines they choose to prescribe for you.

Who can see it?

Only healthcare staff involved in your care can see your Summary Care Record. 

 

How do I know if I have one?

Over half of the population of England now have a Summary Care Record. You can find out whether Summary Care Records have come to your area by looking at our interactive map or by asking your GP

Do I have to have one?

No, it is not compulsory. If you choose to opt out of the scheme, then you will need to complete a form and bring it along to the surgery. You can use the form at the foot of this page.

More Information

For further information visit the NHS Care records website

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