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Seasonal Flu vaccination

The winter vaccination programme has started. If you are eligible for a free flu vaccine, you will get a letter from NHS Scotland. This will either give you an appointment date and time at one of the flu vaccination clinics in Lothian, or instruct you to make an appointment using an online portal.

If you are eligible for a COVID booster, you may get this at the same time as your flu jab, but this is not guaranteed, and you may have to attend two separate appointments.

You will not get your flu or COVID jabs at your GP practice. Please do not contact the surgery about your flu or COVID jab appointments.

If you have received a letter with an appointment that you are unable to attend, you can rearrange your appointment online at https://www.nhsinform.scot/flu-vaccine/invitations-and-appointments/rearrange-your-flu-vaccine-appointment.  Alternatively you can call the Lothian helpline on 0300 790 6296 for assistance with re-booking.

If you are housebound, your jabs will be given to you by the housebound team, and they will be in touch to arrange this.

 

 

 

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If you have any questions regarding the Covid vaccination please click on the link below.

https://www.nhslothian.scot/Coronavirus/Vaccine/Pages/Frequently-Asked-Questions.aspx

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Flu Season will be starting soon. See notice board for information.

 

The current Minor Ailment Service will be discontinued and replaced by the new NHS Pharmacy First Scotland which comes into force in community pharmacies as of 29 July 2020.

A leaflet on the new NHS Pharmacy First Scotland service has been developed for members of the public. Hard copies of the leaflet and one poster have already been distributed to GP practices.

 

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