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NHS24 is a confidential telephone advice and information service available across Scotland. If you have an urgent medical problem that can not wait until the practice re-opens. Please call NHS24 free on 111.
NHS24 also has a number for textphone users. 18001 08454 24 24 24. To learn more about the services available from NHS24, please visit their web site at www.nhs24.com.
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Reception is open Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 6:00pm. The practice is closed on bank holidays and some staff training afternoons. Please consult this web page regularly for up-to-date information about practice opening times and closures
Anyone who suffers from a health condition, who is pregnant, who is 65 or over or those who work in healthcare, should get the flu vaccine.
If you have a health condition, flu can hit you hardest. The vaccine is the safest and most effective way of protecting yourself.
Conditions and diseases which can make flu much more dangerous include:
- cystic fibrosis
- chronic heart disease
- chronic kidney failure
- multiple sclerosis
- liver problems (such as cirrhosis/hepatitis)
- asplenia or dysfunction of the spleen
- being very overweight
- HIV infection
Maryfield Medical Centre is running 2 drop-in flu clinics.
SATURDAY 24th OCTOBER 2015 08:45 - 11:45 and
SATURDAY 7th NOVEMBER 2015 08:45 - 11:45
There is no need to book an appointment at the drop-in clinics.
If you can not make the drop-in clinics, there will be flu clinics bookable after these days. Please telephone for details.
For more information, please check the Immunisation Scotland website.
If you are aged 70 or 78 on 1st September 2015, you will be eligible for a free Shingles vaccine. You can get this at the same time as your flu vaccine and you are very welcome to attend the flu drop-in clinics for your shingles vaccine.
For more information, check the Immunisation Scotland website.
Children aged 2 - 5 years who have not started school will be eligible for a free flu vaccine from the surgery.
The flu vaccine for children is not a jab, but a nasal spray. The vaccine is puffed up both nostrils.
For more information about the flu vaccine for children, please visit the Immunisation Scotland website.
Children attending school will be offered the same vaccine through their school. Please check out the school notices for details of vaccination dates.