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Chaperones

During your appointment with a doctor or nurse, you are welcome to ask for a chaperone.

This will usually be one of the nursing team. However if a nurse is unavailable another staff member can chaperone with your agreement

Flu And Pneumonia Immunisations

Here at Hornspit Medical Centre we offer appointments for flu vaccinations throughout October, November and December.

You are entitled to have a vaccination if you are 65 years old or 65 before 31st March next year, or have one of the following conditions:

  • Chronic Heart Disease

  • Chronic Respiratory Disease (Asthma/COPD)

  • Chronic Renal Failure

  • Diabetes

  • Low Immune System

  • Chronic Liver Disease

  • Have had a Splenectomy

It has been recommended by the Department of Health that patients who
have the above conditions receive a vaccine.