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Out of Hours

In case of medical emergencies outwith surgery hours please telephone NHS 24 on 08454 24 24 24

OR

from 29/4/2014 dial the new "free to call" number for NHS24  - 111

 (textphone users 18001 08454 24 24 24) for round the clockhelp and support.

Public Holidays

Monday 1st January 2018

Tuesday 2nd January 2018

Friday 30th March 2018

Monday 2nd April 2018

Monday 7th May 2018

Monday 28th May 2018

Monday 16th July 2018

Monday 24th September 2018

Tuesday 25th December 2018

Wednesday 26th December 2018

Tuesday 1st January 2019

Wednesday 2nd January 2019

Test Results

Please telephone for your results, Monday to Friday using our computerised telephone system – pressing 3 for results.

Cancelling your Appointment

If you are unable to attend an appointment with one of the doctors or nurses, please telephone our 24 hour cancellation line on  01236 794959 or use the link at the bottom of this page to cancel your appointment.

Triage nurse Service

In addition to our telephone triage service our nurses are now providing appointments in the afternoons,  Monday to Friday

<h2>Routine childhood immunisations </h2> <table style="WIDTH: 100%" border="0" cellspacing="3" cellpadding="3"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <h4>When to immunise</h4> </td> <td> <h4>Diseases protected against</h4> </td> <td> <h4>Vaccine given</h4> </td> <td> <h4>Site**</h4> </td> </tr> <tr> <td rowspan="3"> <strong>Two months old</strong> </td> <td>Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)</td> <td>DTaP/IPV/Hib (Pediacel)</td> <td>Thigh</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Pneumococcal disease</td> <td>PCV (Prevenar 13)</td> <td>Thigh</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Rotavirus</td> <td>Rotavirus (Rotarix)</td> <td>By mouth</td> </tr> <tr> <td rowspan="3"> <strong>Three months old</strong> </td> <td>Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio and Hib</td> <td>DTaP/IPV/Hib (Pediacel)</td> <td>Thigh</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Meningococcal group C disease (MenC)</td> <td>Men C (NeisVac-C or Menjugate) </td> <td>Thigh</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Rotavirus </td> <td>Rotavirus (Rotarix) </td> <td>By mouth</td> </tr> <tr> <td rowspan="2"> <strong>Four months old</strong> </td> <td>Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio and Hib</td> <td>DTaP/IPV/Hib (Pediacel)</td> <td>Thigh</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Pneumococcal disease </td> <td>PCV (Prevenar 13)</td> <td>Thigh</td> </tr> <tr> <td rowspan="3"> <strong>Between 12 and 13 months old – within a month of the first birthday</strong> </td> <td>Hib/MenC</td> <td>Hib/MenC (Menitorix)</td> <td>Upper arm/thigh</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Pneumococcal disease </td> <td>PCV (Prevenar 13) </td> <td>Upper arm/thigh</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Measles, mumps and rubella (German measles)</td> <td>MMR (Priorix or MMR VaxPRO)</td> <td>Upper arm/thigh</td> </tr> <tr> <td rowspan="2"> <strong>Three years four months old or soon after</strong> </td> <td>Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and polio</td> <td>dTaP/IPV (Repevax) or DTaP/IPV(Infanrix-IPV)</td> <td>Upper arm</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Measles, mumps and rubella</td> <td>MMR (Priorix or MMR VaxPRO)(check first dose has been given)</td> <td>Upper arm</td> </tr> <tr> <td> <strong>Girls aged 12 to 13 years old</strong> </td> <td>Cervical cancer caused by human papillomavirus types 16 and 18 (and genital warts caused by types 6 and 11)</td> <td>HPV (Gardasil)</td> <td>Upper arm</td> </tr> <tr> <td rowspan="2"> <strong>Around 14 years old</strong> </td> <td>Tetanus, diphtheria and polio </td> <td>Td/IPV (Revaxis), and check MMR status</td> <td>Upper arm</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Meningitis C</td> <td>(Meningitec, Menjugate or NeisVac-C) </td> <td>Upper arm</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p> </p> <h4>Please note</h4> <p>** Where two or more injections are required at once, these should ideally be given in different limbs. Where this is not possible, injections in the same limb should be given 2.5cm apart. </p> <p>The Meningitis C vaccination will be introduced during the 2013/14 academic year and the vaccine supplied will depend on the brands available at the time of ordering</p> <h3>Immunisations for at-risk children </h3> <p> </p> <table style="WIDTH: 100%" border="0" cellspacing="3" cellpadding="3"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <h4>When to immunise</h4> </td> <td> <h4>Diseases protected against</h4> </td> <td> <h4>Vaccine given</h4> </td> <td> <h4>Site</h4> </td> </tr> <tr> <td>At birth, 1 month old, 2 months old and 12 months old</td> <td>Hepatitis B</td> <td>Hep B</td> <td>Thigh</td> </tr> <tr> <td>At birth </td> <td>Tuberculosis </td> <td>BCG</td> <td>Upper arm (intradermal)</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <hr /> <a name="flu"> </a> <h3>Seasonal Flu Vaccination</h3> <p>Influenza – flu – is a highly infectious and potentially serious illness caused by influenza viruses.  Each year the make-up of the seasonal flu vaccine is designed to protect against the influenza viruses that the World Heal<img style="BORDER-RIGHT-WIDTH: 0px; MARGIN: 3px; WIDTH: 150px; FLOAT: right; BORDER-TOP-WIDTH: 0px; BORDER-BOTTOM-WIDTH: 0px; HEIGHT: 225px; BORDER-LEFT-WIDTH: 0px" alt="flujabs" src="/images/flujabs.jpg" />th Organization decide are most likely to be circulating in the coming winter.</p> <p>Regular immunisation (vaccination) is given free of charge to the following at-risk people, to protect them from seasonal flu:</p> <div> <ul> <li>people aged 65 or over, </li> <li>people with a serious medical condition </li> <li>people living in a residential or nursing home </li> <li>the main carers for an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if the carer becomes ill </li> <li>healthcare or social care professionals directly involved in patient care, and </li> <li>those who work in close contact with poultry, such as chickens. </li> </ul> </div> <p> </p> <hr /> <p> <em>These links all come from trusted resources but if you are unsure about these or any other medical matters please contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice</em> </p>
 
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