Monthly Archives: September 2022

Help us Keep You Well! – MHC Vaccination Program Autumn 2022

Polio vaccinesYou may have read in the news that children 9 and under will be offered a Polio vaccine booster. Please click on the link below for further information and contact the surgery to arrange an appointment

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 COVID vaccines- All those at risk and over 50 are being invited to have a COVID vaccine/Booster The COVID vaccination team will contact patients in order of age and risk. Patients who live with at risk patients and carers will also be called.

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-vaccination-autumn-booster-resources/a-guide-to-the-covid-19-autumn-booster

 Practice Flu campaignWe have started to give flu vaccines to those patients aged 65 and over and will shortly be contacting those patients in the high risk groups, including pregnant women, carers and patients who live with immunosuppressed patients.

 MonkeyPox VaccinationMonkeypox is a rare infection most commonly found in west or central Africa. There has recently been an increase in cases in the UK, but the risk of catching it is low. Information about the virus and arranging a vaccination against it can be found on these links

Monkeypox – NHS (www.nhs.uk)

 Children’s Immunisations including MMRVaccines are the most effective way to prevent infectious diseases. It’s important that vaccines are given on time for the best protection, but if you or your child missed a vaccine, contact your GP to catch up.   Its never too late to protect your children

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/nhs-vaccinations-and-when-to-have-them

 

Masks-Please help us protect you and other patients attending our surgery and wear a face mask.