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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

Asthma & COPD

 

All patients with Asthma & COPD are elligbile for an annual review. We aim to provide this around the time of your birthday.

Initially it is helpful to discuss inhaler usage with our Pharmacy technicians.  They will then arrange follow up with a GP as needed.


 

If you are able to fill in and submit the "Asthma Annual Review form" below this will enable us to contact you to make an appointment for you:

Open the Asthma Annual Review Form

If you have more questions or wish to check your inhaler technique click here: AsthmaUKCYMRU

If your symptoms are deteriorating, please make an appointment to see a GP.

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)  videos are useful by clicking on the following links:

COPD video

Exercise for people who have COPD video

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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