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 FLU VACCINES 2020

This year the Flu Vaccine Programme will be run and organised by Lanarkshire Health Board.  Everyone who is eligible for the Flu Vaccine will receive a letter stating time, date and place. This will not be done in the GP surgery this year. Further information is available at NHS Inform.https://www.nhsinform.scot/healthy-living/immunisation/vaccines/flu-vaccine

Vitamin D Supplementation

In light of further studies by the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN), the Scottish Government has now updated its advice on Vitamin D supplementation. Please follow this link for further information: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Health/Healthy-Living/Food-Health/vitaminD

New Musculoskeletal Service

Patients with muscle and joint problems can now be seen by our new Advance Practice Physiotherapist Service at Alison Lea Community Clinic WITHOUT THE NEED TO SEE A DOCTOR FIRST. Please ask our reception staff to book an appointment directly.

Treatment Room at Alison Lea

The Treatment Room at Alison Lea is no longer staffed every day.  If patients can't make a booking there they should phone either Hunter Health Centre - 01355 906600 - or Greenhills Health Centre - 01355 234325 -  to make their appointments. Open access Phlebotomy service now available at Hunter Health Centre, patients will need to take forms and labels to appointment.

Our Practice is a registered Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre.

Make an appointment with our Practice Nurse.  We can administer Yellow Fever vaccinations whether you are our patient or not.  There is a charge for yellow fever immunisation (and other travel immunisations) as it does not come under the NHS. 

Appointment Reminders

If you give your mobile number to reception we'll text you the day before your appointment as a gentle reminder. 

SOUTH LANARKSHIRE

Please follow this link for help and advice in South Lanarkshire.  www.nhslanarkshire.org.uk

HELPFUL WEB LINKS

NHS Inform - We'll Keep you Right - https://www.nhsinform.scot/campaigns/well-keep-you-right#campaign-resources

South Lanarkshire Active-age  - http://www.slleisureandculture.co.uk/info/128/activage

My Diabetes My Way - www.mydiabetesmyway.scot.nhs.uk

My Lungs My Way - www.mylungsmylife.org

NHS Inform - www.nhsinform.co.uk

Lanarkshire Association for Mental Health (LAMH) - www.lamh.org.uk   Tel 01698 476726

Steps for Stress - www.stepsforstress.org

Alzheimer Scotland - www.alzscot.org  Tel 01698 275300

Weigh to Go - www.nhslanarkshire.org.uk/healthyliving

Well Connected - http://www.element.org.uk/self-help-resources/well-connected-programme/

Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire (VASLan) Locator Tool - www.vaslan.org.uk/locator

Lanarkshire Alcohol & Drugs Services - www.nhslanarkshire.org.uk/healthyliving

Citizens Advice Bureau - www.citizensadvice.org.uk/Scotland

Money Matters - http://www.southlanarkshire.gov.uk/info/200148/debt

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