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Latest News

Afternoon closure - 15/02/2018

Please be aware that the practice will be closed from 13:00 on Tuesday 13th Feb for staff training. We will reopen again from 08:00 on Wednesday 14th. While we are closed please dial 111 for help.

Living Better Group;

Living Better Group - Feb flyer

Private Flu jags

Private flu jags can not be provided by Aviemore Medical Practice. The nearest providers are:

Lloyds Pharmacy in Grantown on Spey - 01479 872 006

Boots Pharmacy in Invernss - 01463 715 343

Tesco Pharmacy in Inverness - 0345 377 9376

Influenza Outbreak

In response to the rising spread of influenza throughout the UK we have added on some extra appointments for patients who are still eligible to come in for a flu jag. The so called 'Aussie' flu is one of the strains of influenza that this years flu jag helps defend against. We would would strongly advise all patients over 65 and those at particular risk from flu to give us a call and get booked in. Included in the 'at risk' categories are all carers and pregnant women.

All kids who missed the vaccine at school can still get it, but it will be an injection as opposed to the nasal spray.

The link below give a very good run down of the situation.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-42602394

As always, please give us a call if you have any concerns

Conjunctivitis

We are seeing a lot of conjunctivitis around at the moment in our wee folks - treatment is not usually required and unless the child is particularly unwell. The attached webpage gives excellent advice for parents / carers. As always, give us a call and ask for telephone advice from the GP if you are concerned.

NHS - Conjunctivitis advice

National Shortage - Hep A and B vaccine.

There is currently a national shortage of both Hep A and Hep B vaccines - this can affect some patients travelling to certain areas. For more info please see the Travel Clinic part of the website.

Health News from the BBC and the NHS

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