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Riverside Medical Practice will be closed between 12 noon and 2:00pm on Wednesday 11th December for internal staff training.  If you require urgent medical assistance during this time please call 07511 044891.

Please note this number is only operational on this day during these times.

Please see attached for Christmas & Bank Holiday opening times 2019 Click  

FLU VACCINATIONS 2019/20

ARE YOU ELIGIBLE FOR FREE FLU VACCINATION?

New Flu Clinic Sessions set for 2019!!!! 

 People who;

    • Are pregnant
    • Are aged 65 and over
    • Have Diabetes
    • Have Asthma (and use a steroid inhaler)
    • Have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
    • Have some long term conditions which affect the heart, the kidneys, the liver, the brain or nervous system, the immune system or the spleen. If you are eligible and wish to have a free vaccination this year, please attend either of the specially arranged clinics at the surgery on

Are eligible for a FREE vaccination against Seasonal Influenza ('Flu)*

If you are eligible and wish to have a free vaccination this year, please attend either of the specially arranged clinics at the surgery on:-

Saturday 19th October and Saturday 16th November (9:00am - 2:30pm)

Please note Saturday 19th October is for patients aged 18 and above ONLY.

The clinic being held on Saturday 16th November will be a mixed clinic for both adults and children. Please attend if you have missed the previous sessions or if you are aged under 18 and are in the 'at risk' group above or alternatively if you are aged 2 – 3 years of age on the 31st August and have received a letter from us.

To help us manage patient flows and reduce waiting times for you on the day please can we ask patients to attend between the times shown below based on the first letter of your surname i.e. Lloyd - would attend between 10:45am and 12:30pm etc. 

If you are unable to attend during these allocated times please still drop in and see us and we will fit you it.   

If you are unable to attend these dates, or would prefer a timed appointment please call reception who will happily book you into one of our mini appointment only sessions within normal working hours.  

A-F 

 9.00am

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10.45am

G-N 

10.45am

-

12.30pm

O-Z 

12.30pm

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2.15pm

NB: For school aged children you will receive your vaccination via your school. Please ensure that you liaise with the school accordingly regarding dates, times and permissions.

*PLEASE NOTE - Some patients should not be given 'Flu vaccination; these include people with an allergy to eggs, allergy to some antibiotics or if they have had reactions to previous injections. People who are receiving chemotherapy should not be given the injection either. If you are unsure whether you should have the vaccination please contact one of the Practice Nurses for more information.

If you are unable to attend this Clinic please contact us on 01743 367891 to find out about alternative arrangements - but if you are due to attend the surgery to see a doctor or nurse anyway don't forget to ask about vaccination while you are here.



 
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