Publicly funded influenza programme has been extended to 31st August

Ministry of Health has today announced that the publicly funded influenza programmehas been extended to the 31st August 2016. The eligability criteria for a free influenza vaccine includes; pregnant women, those aged 65 years and over, those aged under 65 with a specified medical condition and children under 5 years who have been hospitilised for a respiratory illness, or who have a history of significant respiratory illnesses. If you believe you qualify and have not yet had your vaccine, please phone the practice on 3456627 and make an appointment.