FLU VACCINE TEXTS

We wish to apologise for texts some of you have received with contradictory information about flu vaccines. It may have seemed like an early April Fool’s Day prank, but was due to an error with our texting system! For clarification: Flu vaccines are free for those 65yrs and older, and for those with some chronic…

Flu Vaccine 2019 and clinic times

Unfunded flu vaccines are available from 1st April 2019. Your text will say if you are eligible for a FREE flu vaccine. Please book online. The Flu Vaccine will not available for under 3yos until mid April Clinics available by appointment Monday 1st April                11am – 2pm            Available for patients over 3ys Wednesday 3rd…

Welcome to Dr Vicki Martin

We are delightd to welcome Dr Vicki Martin, anexperienced Christchurch GP, who will be taking over the care of Dr BrigidLoughnans patients from April 2nd. Her hours will be : Tuesday 1.30  –  5pm Wednesday 10  – 1.30pm Thursday 12.30 – 4pm ll day Friday. We have added a profile of Vicki to our staff…

Measles Update 4 – 13th March 2019

We wish to remind and reassure everyone under 50yrs that a single dose of MMR gives you 95% protection against measles. And that everyone over 50 yrs is considered protected against measles. We have been advised we will receive more vaccine after lunchtime tomorrow. We don’t know how many, as the 18000 doses arriving from…

Measles Update 3 – 11th March 2019

We have received a limited number of MMR vaccines this afternoon. The following groups should now have received a text or phone invitation to book MMR: Children under 18 years who have not received a single MMR dose Children aged 12mths-15mths, whose caregivers choose to give their 15mth vaccines early This leaves a small amount…