There is expected to be an increased uptake of the Flu vaccination this year,In order to adhere to social distancing guidelines and deliver our vaccines to you safely and efficiently, we will be holding Saturday flu clinics at The Health Care Surgery on Palgrave Road on the following dates  :

  • Saturday 3rd October
  • Saturday 10th October
  • Saturday 24th October
  • Saturday 31st October

We will be running a mop up clinic on Saturday 7th November at Dunninc Road , but this will depend on having sufficient vaccines in stock.

You can book your appointment online from Wednesday 16th September, or call the surgery between 4pm and 6pm from Monday 21st September. Please ensure when booking online that you book yourself into the correct age slot.

Patients will be screened and have their temperature taken prior to receiving the vaccination, Face coverings must be worn

Your Hospital referral

If your Doctor wants to refer you to hospital you can now choose the hospital you want to go to.  This is called Choose and Book (C&B) and you could leave the Practice with an appointment at the hospital of your choice.  You will sit down with one of our C&B admin staff and be able to see the waiting times at a number of hospitals and then make your decision where to go. Alternatively if the C&B staff member responsible for making appointments is unavailable you will be contacted by telephone and go through the booking process. To read about Choose and Book please click on the link below where you can also change an appointment.

Your GP may prefer to contact a Consultant of their choice and refer you them instead. This is likely to be at Northern General Hospital and could take up to 6 weeks for an appointment to come through depending on the urgency.

Please let the hospital know if you cannot keep an appointment. Waiting lists can be long and a missed appointment cannot be used for someone else who may have waited a long time to be seen.




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