Seasonal flu is a highly infectious illness caused by a flu virus.
The virus infects your lungs and upper airways, causing a sudden high temperature and general aches and pains.
You could also lose your appetite, feel nauseous and have a dry cough. Symptoms can last for up to a week.
We offer 'at risk' groups the flu vaccine at a certain time each year to protect you against the flu virus.
You may be invited for a flu jab if you are:
If you have any queries please contact the surgery.
For more information please vsiti the websites below:
Flu and the Flu Vaccine - NHS
Travel ServicesIf you require holiday vaccinations please submit an e-consult via our website www.woodlandssurgerysidcup.nhs.uk. Your enquiry will be looked at and replied to by one of our Practice Nurses, who will contact you back within 48 hours advising you which vaccinations are required. Please allow plenty of time before travelling, as some vaccinations require a course of injections. Patients are advised to look at the following web sites for vaccination information:
One of the most important things that a parent can do for their child is to make sure that they have all their routine childhood vaccinations. It's the most effective way of keeping them protected against infectious diseases.
Ideally, children should have their jabs at the right age to protect them as early as possible and minimise the risk of infection.
Find out which jabs your child needs, when they need them, and what the benefits of each jab are.
Please call the surgery to make an appointment.
For more infomation please visit the websites below: