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Our flu clinics begin on Tuesday 12th September
Are you eligible for a free flu vaccination?
Flu can affect anyone but if you have a long-term health condition the effects of flu can make it worse even if the condition is well managed and you normally feel well. You should have a flu vaccine at the surgery if you have:
- A chest complaint or breathing difficulties eg COPD, emphysema or severe asthma
- A heart problem
- A kidney disease
- Lowered immunity due to disease or treatment, such as chemotherapy
- Liver disease
- Had a stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA)
- A neurological condition eg multiple sclerosis (MS), cerebral palsy or a learning disability
- A problem with your spleen, eg sickle cell disease or you have had your spleen removed
- A BMI of 40 or more
A flu vaccine is also recommended if you are:
- Aged 65 years or over
- Living in a residential or nursing home
- The main carer of an older or disabled person
- A household contact of an immunocompromised person
- A child aged 2 and 3 years of age ie born between 1 September 2013 and 31 August 2015
We are now taking bookings for flu vaccinations – please contact us for more information
Please contact the surgery to book your appointment
If you have obtained your username and password from us you can order your prescriptions online, book and cancel doctors appointments and view your medical records.
Nottinghamshire Help Yourself
The Nottinghamshire Help Yourself site is a partnership between health, the voluntary sector and Nottinghamshire County Council to bring information and advice together in one central place - so people can find the information they need easily.
Click here to go to the Nottinghamshire Help Yourself website.
Surgery closed for staff Education and Training
Please note that the surgery will be closed from 12.30 for staff education and training on the following dates:
Thursday 16th November 2017
If you require urgent medical attention during these times please dial 111.
Your call will be dealt with by the NHS and depending on your condition and its severity you will be
- given advice or
- asked to attend an out of hours GP service within in Nottinghamshire or
- visited by the doctor on call or
- asked to attend an Emergency Department within Nottinghamshire
Torkard Matters - Our Practice Newsletter
We publish our practice e-newsletter monthly, it allows us to communicate new services and developments as well as letting you know about current health and community matters. We send e-newsletter to all our Patient Participation Group (PPG) members. If you are not already a PPG member but would like to join our active virtual group please email us on NNESTCCG.AdminTorkard@nhs.net or speak to a member of our reception team.
See below for the e-versions of our newsletters:
Torkard Matters August 2017.docx
Torkard Matters September 2017.docx
Torkard Matters October 2017.docx
(Site updated 16/10/2017)