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For all information relating to COVID-19 then log onto nhs.inform, information is updated regularly.
PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF WHAT TO DO IF YOU SUSPECT YOU HAVE CORONAVIRUS!
If you have travelled to the UK from mainland China, Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea,
Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Macau or Italy in the previous 14 days and are
experiencing cough or fever or shortness of breath, you should to stay indoors, call your GP
or if your surgery is closed ring NHS 24 (111) informing them of your symptoms and your recent travel.
DO NOT LEAVE HOME UNTIL YOU HAVE BEEN GIVEN ADVICE BY A CLINICIAN
WE HAVE HAD TO SUSPEND OUR ONLINE BOOKING OF APPOINTEMENTS FOR THE TIME BEING DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS WE TRUST YOU UNDERSTAND WHY
Every year in Scotland thousands of people are hospitalised with flu. It can be serious and life threatening. Getting vaccinated is the safest and most effective way to protect yourself. During vaccination, strict infection prevention and control measures will be in place. The vaccine contains no live viruses, so it can’t give you or people around you flu.
The Practice be vaccinating all our "at risk" patients aged between 18 and 64. You will receive a letter with details of how to make an appointment. All our patients who are over 65 will be invited to a clinic by the Health Board who are taking responsibility to vaccinate this age group. Carers and Health Care Workers can receive a free vaccine at local pharmacies.
Visit www.nhsinform.scot/flu or telephone 0800 22 44 88 for full details on the flu programme.
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Get active with us- take a look at our Feel Good Get Active page
Physical activity is the best medicine ever invented, and all of us in the practice are becoming more fit and active together. Have a look at our Feel Good Get Active page to keep up to date with what we are doing, and for ideas of how you can become more active too.
If you missed the mobile breast screening unit, it is still not too late to be seen. Please phone the Breast Screening Programme on 0141 800 8800 to arrange an appointment. An xray exmanination of each breast can find cancer at an early stage before a lump can be felt by you or your doctor.If you have any questions about the Breast Sceening Programme, please contact West of Scotland Breast Screening programme on 0141 800 8800 who will be happy to answer any questions you may have