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Drop in Flu Clinic 6.30pm to 7.30pm 11th December 2019  - Who needs protection against flu?

Flu is more likely to be serious if you have a long-term health condition, are pregnant, or are 65 or older. Every year in Wales three-quarters of a million people have a flu vaccine. If any of the following apply to you, you are more likely to get complications from flu. So even if you feel healthy, you should have a flu vaccine if:

You are pregnant

You are aged 65 or over

You live in a residential or nursing home

You have a heart problem

You have a chest complaint or breathing difficulties, including asthma that needs regular steroid inhalers or tablets

You have kidney disease

You have lowered immunity due to disease or treatment (such as steroid or cancer treatment)

You have liver disease

You have had a stroke (or mini stroke)

You have diabetes

You have a neurological condition, for example multiple sclerosis (MS), cerebral palsy or post-polio syndrome

You have a problem with your spleen, for example sickle cell disease, or you have had your spleen removed

You have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or more

Clinics & Services

All of our clinics are by appointment but you can contact us at any time to find out more information about each clinic.

Child Health

Developmental and immunisation clinics are held jointly by a doctor and the health visitors.

Flu Clinics

If you are over 65 or have a chronic disease that affects your heart or lungs or if you are diabetic, you are entitled to a flu jab.  Immunisations begin in October, please contact us to make an appointment. Pneumococcal vaccinations are also available.  (See immunisations tab at top of this page for more information or see Quick Links.)

Minor Surgery

Minor operations can be done in our treatment room. Please discuss this with your doctor who will arrange for you to be given an appointment.

Asthma, COPD, Diabetes, Hypertension and Coronary Heart Disease

These clinics are held by appointment and are run jointly by our Health care assistants, nurses and doctors oversee them. You will receive a general check-up, a medication review and given the opportunity to ask any questions that you may have.   We aim to do these around the time of your birthday.  (See relevant tabs at top of this page.)

Travel Clinic

Please contact the surgery at least six weeks before you are due to travel. The practice nurse will advise on any immunisations required. A fee may be payable but you will be advised of this when you see the nurse. The surgery is an authorised Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre. Please fill in the travel questionnaire and bring it to your appointment. (use separate tab "Travel Vaccinations" at top of this page).

Cervical Screening

All females between the ages of 25 - 64 will be sent an invitation to attend for cervical screening. These clinics are run by the practice nurses and a GP.   ( See screening in Wales link for more information.)

Smoking Cessation

The clinic is run by the All Wales Smoking Cessation Service and gives advice and support to patients who want to give up smoking. Appointments can be made at by telephoning 0800 085 2219.

Family Planning and Emergency Contraception

We provide a comprehensive contraceptive service including coil fitting, Implanon and emergency contraception. To access this service please make a routine appointment with any GP during normal surgery hours. If you require a repeat prescription for contraception please make an appointment with the practice nurse.   See contraception and Smears tab (at top of this page)  for more information.

Blood Pressure Checks

See under blood pressure and Heart disease tab (at top of this page)  for more information.

 
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