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Flu vaccination for over 75 year olds - apologies to those unable to get their vaccination to date. The supply is limited and we have been restricted to what we can provide.  Further vaccines will be available  from the 17th November.

Flu Clinic - Thursday 22nd November - appointments now available

The Committee on Safety of Medicines has advised that all GP practices should avoid the long-term prescribing of the following medicines:

Diazepam                              Lorazepam                     Loprazolam

Lormetazepam                      Oxazepam                      Nitrazepam

Temazepam                          Zopiclone                        Zolpidem

Zaleplon

Please note that these tablets will now NO LONGER routinely be started by practices.

If you are already taking any of the above medicines then you may be invited for a review with your doctor to discuss a plan to step down or stop the medicine.    If you would like any more information, please discuss with your doctor.

 
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