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Flu Vaccination 2021-22

We now have flu vaccines in stock.

Please note that this year the responsibility for vaccinating all eligible patients is being shared between the school nursing service, Tayside Health Board's Vaccination service, and the practice. The practice have agreed to vaccinate all patients aged 70 years or over, and those at highest risk of infection (similar to the shielding group during the Covid immunisation programme). 

If you are aged 70 years or over, or in the highest risk group please telephone the Health Centre any afternoon to make an appointment for your flu vaccine.
We look forward to seeing you.

Face Covering Exemption Card application link or call 0800 121 6240

CORONAVIRUS - If you have a persistent cough and fever or CORONAVIRUS related symptoms and are managing at home please self isolate in line with national guidelines.

If you feel you need further clinical assessment please call NHS24 on 111 at all times.

PLEASE SEE OUR Covid-19 (coronavirus) section on the right hand side of this website

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We'll Keep You Right - If you're not sure where to go for treatment or who to see visit: nhsinform- your community health care services

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Blood Tests

blood_tests_4A blood test is when a sample of blood is taken for testing in a laboratory. Blood tests have a wide range of uses and are one of the most common types of medical test. For example, a blood test can be used to:

  • assess your general state of health
  • confirm the presence of a bacterial or viral infection
  • see how well certain organs, such as the liver and kidneys, are functioning
A blood test usually involves the practice nurse or health care assistant taking a blood sample from a blood vessel in your arm. and the usual place for a sample is the inside of the elbow or wrist, where the veins are relatively close to the surface. Blood samples from children are most commonly taken from the back of the hand. The child's hand will be anaesthetised (numbed) with a special cream before the sample is taken.

You can find out more about blood tests, their purpose and the way they are performed on the NHS Choices website.

 
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