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2020 Practice Closures for Staff Training

The practice will be closed on the following dates during 2020 for staff training:

  • Wednesday 15th January ‘20 – 12:30 – 18:30
  • Thursday 13th February ’20 – 12:30 – 18:30
  • Wednesday 25th March ’20 – 12:30 – 18:30
  • Wednesday 15th April ‘20 – 12:30 – 18:30
  • Wednesday 20th May ‘20 – 12:30 – 18:30
  • Wednesday 17th June ‘20 – 12:30 – 18:30
  • Wednesday 15th July ‘20 – 12:30 – 18:30
  • Wednesday 16th September ‘20 – 12:30 – 18:30
  • Wednesday 14th October ‘20 – 12:30 – 18:30
  • Wednesday 11th November‘20 – 12:30 – 18:30
  • Wednesday 16th December ‘20 – 12:30 – 18:30

Opening Hours

The surgery is open from 08:00 to 18:30 Monday to Friday with extended hours available between 18:30-20:00 on Mondays and 09:00-12:00 on Saturdays.

Please note – extended hours are only available at our Ashfurlong site and are for pre-booked appointments only; the telephone lines are not open.

When the surgery is closed please call 111 or in the event of an emergency please dial 999.

Flu Vaccinations

Seasonal flu is a highly infectious illness caused by a flu virus. The virus infects your lungs and upper airways, causing a sudden high temperature and general aches and pains. You could also lose your appetite, feel nauseous and have a dry cough. Symptoms can last for up to a week.

You may be invited for a flu jab if you are:

  • are 65 years of age or over
  • are pregnant
  • have certain medical conditions
  • are living in a long-stay residential care home or other long-stay care facility
  • receive a carer’s allowance, or you are the main carer for an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if you fall ill
  • or have a serious long-term health condition, including:
    • chronic (long-term) respiratory diseases, such as asthma
    • chronic heart disease, such as heart failure
    • chronic kidney disease
    • chronic liver disease, such as hepatitis
    • chronic neurological conditions, such as Parkinson’s disease
    • diabetes
    • problems with your spleen – for example, sickle cell disease or if you have had your spleen removed
    • a weakened immune system as the result of conditions such as HIV and AIDS
    • being seriously overweight (BMI of 40 or above)
  • eligible children who are aged 2 and 3 on 31st August 2019 – that is, children born between September 1 2015 and August 31 2017
  • Children who are 4 years old are also eligible for flu vaccination provided they were 3 on August 31 2019. These children should be offered the vaccination at their general practice.
  • Children in reception class and school years 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 will be offered their vaccination in school. In a couple of areas it might be offered in primary care settings.

Flu Clinics

Flu clinics will run from Saturday 5th October.

If you have any queries please contact the surgery.

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