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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

Screening in Wales

The following illnesses are screened for in Wales at present.  Please click on the links below for more information:

 

Cervical Cancer screeing - for women aged 25-60yrs.  (3 yearly recall until aged 50yrs then 5 yearly.)   Cervical Screening Wales

 

Bowel Cancer screening - from aged 60yrs - 70yrs you will be sent a testing kit in the post every 3 years.  Bowel Screening Wales

 

Breast Cancer screeing - for women aged 50yrs .  You will contacted for a mammogram witihin 3 years of your 50th birthday as this is a 3 yearly screening programme. http://www.breasttestwales.wales.nhs.uk/home

Adominal Aortic Anerysm screening   Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Wales

 

 

 



 
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