September 8, 2020

Flu Vaccinations 2020

Flu Vaccinations 2020 FLU CLINIC DATES NOW AVAILABLE We are now in a position to offer this year’s flu clinic dates for those in the following eligible groups: Those aged six months to 64 years (inclusive) in clinical risk groups Those aged 65 years and over Pregnant women Those in long-stay residential or nursing homes or other long stay health or social care facility Carers Household contacts of immunocompromised individuals Household contacts of an individual
Patients with Type 2 diabetes can now self-refer for the free NHS Oviva service to receive personalised 1-to-1 care from a diabetes specialist. As you’ll know, COVID-19 can cause more severe symptoms and complications in people with diabetes, so it’s as important as ever to continue to provide support in managing Diabetes effectively. As such, patients with T2D can now self-refer for the free NHS Oviva service to receive personalised 1-to-1 care from a diabetes specialist. Oviva
Your Covid Recovery – new website to support people with ongoing symptoms on their road to recovery Evidence shows that a significant proportion of post Covid-19 patients are likely to have significant ongoing health problems, notably breathing difficulties, tiredness and cough, reduced muscle function, reduced ability to undertake physical activity and psychological symptoms such as PTSD and reduced mood status. Your Covid Recovery is a new NHS website designed to help people recover from the long-term effects
Flu Vaccines for 50-64 year olds Please note that people in the 50 to 64-year-old age group will not be vaccinated until November and December, providing there is sufficient vaccine, and no appointments will be offered for this age group until then. This is to ensure that those who are most at risk are vaccinated first. If you are 50 to 64 and you are in one of the other groups which is eligible for
⚠️ Level 3 – Heatwave Alert ⚠️ The Met Office has advised that there is a 90% probability of Heat-Health criteria being met between 12pm on Thursday 6 August and 9pm on Tuesday 11 August 2020 in parts of England. Find out more about the alert here: www.metoffice.gov.uk   https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/heatwave-plan-for-england#history  PreviousNext Beat-the-Heat_Leaflet_Coping_with_heat_and_COVID-19 🖨️ Click here to print
Face Mask Exemption (COVID-19) New Government announcement: Face coverings will not be mandatory on public transport in England for everyone. Full list of exemptions: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-safer-travel-guidance-for-passengers#exemptions-face-coverings  Click here to print Click here to print If you are unable to print, you can download the image to your phone, and crop it down to the card that’s relevant for you Click here to print Government Guidance Update 24 July 2020: Disabled people exempt from wearing face coverings
Self Care Management Programme The Walsall Self Care Management Programme are running free online/virtual courses for all people over 18 years of age in Self Care. Please call or email the team to book your free place on this course or to find out some more information regarding this service 01922 605490 07554 459091 selfcare@walsallhealthcare.nhs.uk
Surgery re-opening to patients Update We apologise for any confusion. You should continue to contact the surgery by telephone. The only difference will be that if a face to face appointment is required, then this will take place at Sycamore House and not Lichfield St Surgery. The surgery door will remain closed and will only be open for patients with a pre booked appointment. Any change from this will be communicated via our website/facebook/text message.
Healthwatch Walsall – Have Your Say We would like to find out patient and clients views about how people are supported and how people look after themselves living with a long term health condition. We welcome you to join our Virtual Walsall Together Service User Group workshop at 12:00 on the 22nd July. pic.twitter.com/9obDOgcPtQ — Healthwatch Walsall (@HWWalsall) July 16, 2020 22nd July 12am Virtually using ZOOM paul.higgitt@healthwatchwalsall.co.uk 07732683463
The BSL Health Access service gives on-demand, FREE, 24/7 access to an qualified online BSL interpreter in any health setting, such as GP, hospital, dentist or even a pharmacy. Download and use on your mobile phone – BSL Heath Access ‘Flash Card’ / Click here to print or save to your phone BSLHealthAccess Website from InterpreterNow on Vimeo. https://www.bslhealthaccess.co.uk/bsl-users/  PreviousNext