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2020 Flu Vaccinations update

The following groups will be eligible for a free vaccination as detailed:

All pre-school children – The pre-school immunisation team will contact parents and guardians with an appointment at a community location.

Primary school children – All primary school children will be immunised at school.  Please note there is NO opportunity this year for missed vaccinations to be done in the GP surgery.

Children aged 12-17 in a clinical at risk category or living with someone on the Scottish COVID shielding register – Call 0141 532 8768 to make an appointment.

Aged 18-64 in a clinical at risk category – You are invited to call reception after 11am on 0141 776 1238 opt 4 to make an appointment here at the surgery.

Pregnant women – you will be offered flu vaccination from Maternity services.  Speak to your midwife for more information.

Aged 65 or over by 31.3.21 – you will receive an invite from the Health Board with a specific appointment at a community clinic.  If you need to change your appointment please call 0141 2014180.  Alternatively you can email adult.flu@ggc.scot.nhs.uk making sure to give your full name, Date of birth, Original appointment details (including date and venue), whether you are asking for a new appointment, and your mobile number (to allow you to get your new appointment by text).

Age 55-64 and not otherwise eligible – You will receive a letter with an appointment for a local community clinic during December and January.

Unpaid adult and young carers – If aged 12-17 please call 0141 532 8768 to make an appointment.  If aged 18-64, please make an appointment with a local participating pharmacy.  A full list of participating pharmacies is available here.

Household members of someone who is shielding – If aged 12-17 please call 0141 532 8768 to make an appointment.  If aged 18-64, please make an appointment with a local participating pharmacy.  A full list of participating pharmacies is available here.

Social Care Workers – If you are a social care worker providing personal care in adult care homes, children’s residential or secure care settings, you are eligible for a free vaccination.  If not already offered through your workplace you can make an appointment with a participating pharmacy.  A full list of participating pharmacies is available here.

The minor injuries unit is located at Stobhill Hospital.

 

They will only see patients over 5 years of age and is open 9am-9pm, seven days a week.

 

TREATMENTS

  • Arrange x-rays for suspected broken bones
  • Treat and apply plaster to broken bones
  • Minor back, neck, shoulder and chest injuries
  • Minor head injuries
  • Sprains of ankles, knees, wrists and elbows
  • Minor cuts/grazes as well as close and dress wounds
  • Infected wounds
  • Minor eye and ear complaints
  • Minor burns and scalds

 

They WILL NOT treat

  • chest pain
  • breathing problems
  • stomach pains
  • gynaecological problems
  • pregnancy problems
  • drug overdose
  • alcohol or drug related problems
  • mental health problems
  • severe allergic reactions
  • conditions that would normally be treated by G.P
 
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