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Important Notice

The Practice has been informed by the Health & Social Care Board that some patients have been contacted by “bogus callers” claiming to be linked to the Practice in order to sell products or extract financial information including bank details.

If you receive a call of this nature, DO NOT disclose any personal information and contact the surgery immediately.

Think - 3 before GP

GPs and their wider team need time to give patients the best care they possibly can. You can help free up time for those who really need expert advice by considering three alternatives before booking an appointment. Find out more - 3 Before GP

Out of Hours

LAGANDOC, the local out of hours provider, looks after the urgent needs of patients from 6.00 pm to 8.30 am weekdays, and 24 hours at weekends and bank holidays.  Please do not ask to see a doctor out of hours unless you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.

Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.

Repeat Prescriptions

You can order you repeat prescriptions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, on the 24 hour repeat prescription line (028 9250 1289) or through this website with your login (ask at reception for details).

 

 

 

 

Flu Vaccination 2020 - 2021

Seasonal Flu Programme

Patients aged between 50 - 64 years are now eligible to receive their influenza vaccination. If you wish to receive your flu vaccine you should contact reception to arrange an appointment.  Alternatively you may receive your vaccination free of charge from some local pharmacies.

Flu can be a very serious illness and the vaccine is highly recommended for patients who are:

  • aged 65 years and over
  • pregnant women
  • pre-school children aged 2 years or more
  • primary school children
  • aged 6 months or over with heart, lung, kidney, liver, neurological disease, diabetes, impaired immunity
  • in receipt of a carer’s allowance or the main carer, or the carer of an elderly or disabled person

For further information about flu, including who should be vaccinated, the signs and symptoms of flu, advice on prevention and how to look after yourself if you get flu, click on the following link: http://fluawareni.info 

If you have received your flu vaccination from anyone other than your GP Practice, please let us know so that we can update your medical record.

 

Patients invited for flu vaccination should adhere to the following instructions:

  • Do not attend if you or a member of your household have symptoms of Covid-19.  This includes Coronavirus symptoms such as high temperature (38oC or higher, new persistent cough, altered sense of taste or smell.
  • If you or a member of your household are awaiting the results of a Covid-19 test.
  • If you or a member of your household have been advised to self-isolate.
  • Arrive at your exact appointment time and not earlier as we are trying to control patient flow through the building.  You should remain in your car until your allotted time.  Patients approaching the building early will be asked to return to their vehicle.
  • Please wear your own face mask or covering and use the hand sanitiser provided.
  • Wear clothing which will enable quick and easy access to your upper arm.  Be ready to receive your vaccination when you approach a vaccination station.
  • You should attend alone unless assistance is required.
  • Bring your invitation letter to your appointment.  Ensure you complete the required details on the reserve of the invitation letter and completed the consent details.


 
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