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FLU VACCINATION CLINIC FOR ELIGIBLE PATIENTS UNDER 65 YEARS OF AGE

Wednesday 10th November 2021

If you are under 65 and eligible for a flu vaccination, you will receive an invitation in the next few weeks via text or letter which will give you information of our drop in clinic .

The morning session is between 8.30am and 12 noon and the afternoon session between 12.30 and 4pm

 

Please arrive at the back door of Spencer Street Surgery where you will be guided through the building for your vaccination then directed out of the front door.

You will be required to wear a mask at all times within the building.

If you are over 65 and missed the October Flu clinic, you can also drop into this clinic in November for your flu vaccination.

 


The Practice will be closed for staff training on the following dates from 1.00pm onwards.

14th October 2021

17th November 2021

13th January 2022

10th February 2022

16th March 2022

CONTACT 111 WHEN THE PRACTICE IS CLOSED - UNLESS EMERGENCY WHEN IT'S 999


Extended Access

Appointments are available from 6.30pm on weekday evenings and from 8am on weekends or during Bank Holidays via CHoC Extended Access Service (CHEA). You can request a CHEA appointment via your GP surgery. Appointments are available with GP's, Nurses and Pharmacists

CHEA

Extended Access Leaflet for Patients

Cumbria Health On Call (CHEA) are offering routine telephone appointments with pharmacists for medication reviews.  Appointments are in the evenings and on weekends during an allocated time to suit you. They can arrange repeat dispensing, action medication changes and can re-authorise your medications for the year.  Please see the below poster for more information.

CHEA Pharmacist.pdf


If urgent care is required outside your GP’s usual opening hours, please call 111. If your need is life threatening, please call 999 or go immediately to the nearest A&E Department.

When we are closed…………..

  • Need access to NHS Medical and Dental Services out of hours? Please visit https://www.nhs.uk/using-the-nhs/nhs-services/urgent-and-emergency-care/nhs-out-of-hours-services/
  • Need general health advice? Call 111 or visit the website: https://111.nhs.uk/
  • Need medication advice or an urgent supply of medication? Call 111 as they can direct you to the Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS).
  • Need to see or speak to a GP, nurse and Pharmacy advice outside of Practice hours? Appointments are available from 6.30pm on weekday evenings and from 8am on weekends or during Bank Holidays via CHoC Extended Access Service (CHEA). You can request a CHEA appointment via your GP surgery. If urgent care is required outside your GP’s usual opening hours, please call 111. If your need is life threatening, please call 999 or go immediately to the nearest A&E Department.

 


Please click on the link below to view information about Electronic Repeat Dispensing....

ELECTRONIC REPEAT DISPENSING 
 


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