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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

Wellbeing & Education

'Helping you live your life your way'

All the following are nationally accredited structured programmes, quality assured and fully validated and free on the NHS.

To book a place on any course please ring 01554 899035

or email  eppcymru.hyweldda@wales.nhs.uk

Introduction to Self management (ISM) - For anyone with a long term health condition and/or carers   3 hrs

Introduction to Looking after me (I to LAM) for those who care or have cared for someone with a long term health condition  3hrs

Chronic disease Self management programme (CDSMP)- self management course for anyone with a long term health condition  2.5hrs a week for 6 weeks

Foodwise - for those with a BMI over 25  1.5hrs a week for 8 weeks

Introduction to pain management - for people living with chronic pain  2.5hrs a week for 6 weeks

Cancer Thriving and Surviving - course for people living with the effects of cancer  2.5hrs a week for 6 weeks

COPD plus - for patients with COPD 2.5hrs a week for 9 weeks - not available in all of Hywel Dda

 

 

 



 
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