Archive | November, 2014

Childhood flu vaccinations

Children aged 2,3 and 4 years of age are eligible for a flu vaccination as part of the government roll out programme.  This will be a Nasal Spray Vaccination, called Fluenz Tetra. Supply of this vaccine will be available to GP Practices from October 2014.

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Shingles vaccination

Adults aged 70, 78 and 79 years on the 1.9.14 are eligible for a shingles vaccination as part of the universal vaccination programme to reduce the incidence and severity of shingles disease in older people.  Please contact the surgery to make an appointment if you meet the age criteria.

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NHS health check – Free!

As part of a national initiative to improve the overall health of the over 40’s, you are invited to have a NHS Health Check.  The idea is to reduce the risk of people  developing heart disease or diabetes or kidney disease.  The check will involve a simple blood test for cholesterol, a blood pressure check , height and […]

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Bowel Cancer screening

If you are aged 60 to 74 and have received an NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Test in the post, please make sure you complete it. To find out more call the Free NHS Helpline on 0800 707 6060. NHS Leeds South and East Clinical Commissioning Group along with Leeds City Council have launched a campaign […]

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