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Wensum Valley Medical Practice

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We support the community
We listen to your views
We respect young people
We go the extra mile

just call the surgery

and arrange your flu jab!

 

  Appointments available between October and February each year 

 Call 01603 250660

 

Who should have the vaccine?

Everyone who falls into the following groups is advised to have the flu vaccine:

  • people aged 65 years or over
  • pregnant women in any stage of pregnancy
  • people living in a residential or nursing home
  • the main carer for an older or disabled person

People are also advised to have the flu vaccine if they have any of the following conditions :

  • a heart problem
  • a chest complaint or breathing difficulties including, bronchitis, emphysema
  • a kidney disease
  • lowered immunity due to disease or treatment (such as steroid medication or cancer treatment)
  • a liver disease
  • had a stroke or a transient ischaemic attack (TIA)
  • diabetes
  • a neurological condition e.g. multiple sclerosis (MS) or cerebral palsy
  • a problem with, or removal of, your spleen e.g. sickle cell disease

The flu vaccine is free to everyone in these groups



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