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Gullane Flu Clinics - UPDATE


We will be running flu clinics here at the Practice for patients over the age of 65 *Patients aged 6 months to 18 years with a chronic disease should also book into these designated clinics.


OUR SATURDAY FLU CLINICS ARE NOW FULLY BOOKED


THURSDAY CLINICS ARE NOW AVAILABLE


These will be pre bookable clinics, please phone a member of the reception team on 01620 842171 to book one of these appointments. You will be assigned to a specific Health Care Professional at a specific time, it is important that you arrive at the time given. When you attend we ask that you observe social distancing and wear a face covering. Please do not attend if you do not have an appointment.


CHILDREN AGED 2-5 YEARS OLD WILL RECEIVE A FURTHER LETTER FROM COMMUNITY CHILD HEALTH WITH AN APPOINTMENT DATE, TIME AND VENUE. THESE WILL NOT BE BOOKED OR ORGANISED THROUGH THE PRACTICE.


 PATIENTS AGED BETWEEN 18-64 YEARS OLD WITH A CHRONIC DISEASE WILL RECEIVE A LETTER FROM THE HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE PARTNERSHIP WITH REGARDS TO THE BOOKING PROCEDURE FOR THE FLU CLINIC THIS YEAR


  We thank you all for your patience and co-operation while we work through this very busy season.

Travel Information

global air travel

Before travelling abroad please consult www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk

PLEASE NOTE HEPATITIS A VACCINE IS NOT AVAILABLE IN THE PRACTICE DUE TO A GLOBAL SHORTAGE. PLEASE TAKE ADVICE FROM A TRAVEL CLINIC 

If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you should contact a local Travel Centre to discuss your travel plans. 

The Practice Nurses can give you NHS vaccinations: Hepatitis A, Typhoid and Tetanus but these will only be given after you have contacted a Travel Centre for advice or have checked on the Fit forTravel website that you only need NHS vaccines.

If you are travelling within the next few weeks the Practice Nurses will be unable to provide any vaccinations and suggest you contact a Travel Clinic within Lothian.

The nearest Travel Centre is at Mussellburgh: Elphinstone International Health Centre, Elphinstone Wing, Carberry Estate, Mussellburgh EH21 8PW.

There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below

Europe Europe & Russia North America North America
Central America Central America South America & Antarctica South America & Antarctica
Caribbean Caribbean Africa Africa
Middle East Middle East Central Asia Central Asia
East Asia East Asia Australasia Australasia and Pacific

 



Travelling in Europe

If you are travelling to Europe the EU has published useful information for travellers on the European website.



 
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