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MORE: appointments available to book on the day at Lawns Medical Practice

January & February 2018

These extra appointments are to help us treat you when you need it

 

If you don’t need an appointment please remember to cancel so someone else that needs it can use it

 

Book your appointment by speaking to reception or on our website

www.lawnsgp.com

 

 

Seasonal Flu Vaccination

Flu (also known as influenza) is a highly infectious illness caused by the flu virus. It spreads rapidly through small droplets coughed or sneezed into the air by an infected person.   For most people, flu is unpleasant but not serious. You will usually recover within a week.

Studies have shown that flu vaccines provide effective protection against the flu, although protection may not be complete and may vary between people. Protection from the vaccine gradually decreases and flu strains change over time. Therefore, new vaccines are made each year and people at risk of flu are encouraged to be vaccinated every year.

The flu vaccination is offered to people in at-risk groups. These people are at greater risk of developing serious complications if they catch flu, such as pregnant women and elderly people.

 
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