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Flu Vaccinations

Please note that there are two important changes to the immunisation programme this year and both will be delivered by the practice:

  1. A shingles vaccine will be offered to all people aged 70 on 1 September 2013 (this includes all people who are born between 2 September 1942 and 1 September 1943) and all people aged 79 (this includes all people who are born between 2 September 1933 and 1 September 1934). Please see the leaflet Aged 70 or 79? Protect yourself against shingles for further information. If you are eligible for the shingles vaccine this will be given at the same time as the flu vaccine.

  2. From 1 October 2013 the seasonal flu vaccination programme will be extended to all 2 and 3 year old children. A central letter of invitation will be issued by the Scottish Government to all eligible 2 and 3 year olds.

Clinic Times

Taymount Surgery:Thursday 17 October 2013 (short clinic only)
Wednesday 23 October 2013 (children only)
Saturday 2 November 2013 (morning)
Scone Surgery:Wednesday 2 October 2013 (afternoon)
Wednesday 9 October 2013 (afternoon)
Wednesday 16 October 2013 (children only)

Please telephone the surgery to make an appointment for any of the advertised clinics.

If you have any queries or concerns, please do not hesitate to speak to the doctors or nurses administering the vaccine.

Useful NHS Leaflets

Browse a complete list of the various immunisation guides and publications in a variety of languages on the Immunisation Scotland website.

Posted: 26 September 2013

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