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Suffolk Active

The Active Wellbeing service is here at Bildeston Health Centre to help you become more physically active. Please take a look at the link above. 

Flu Clinic information for those patients aged Younger than 65 years.

The Government recommends that this group of patients have the Quadrivalent Vaccine.  This is the same vaccine that we used last year.  This year the manufacturer has made us aware of a delay with getting the vaccine to Practices, please see below:

“The World Health Organization (WHO) took a decision to delay the selection of the A/H3N2 strain of flu notification by one month. This has had an effect on the manufacturing timelines and will impact the vaccine time to market. Distribution will therefore commence a few weeks later than last season”

We will receive staggered deliveries of the vaccine during October and November.  We think we will have sufficient vaccines in order to run a clinic at the end of October.

Home Visits

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Please help us to plan our day by telephoning your requests for home visits before 10:00.

The doctors and our nurse practitioner are happy to do home visits when necessary, but they are time consuming as we cover a large area of Suffolk. Often visits are requested from patients who are feeling very unwell, or with a poorly child, and do not feel able to sit and wait in the surgery.

We do understand this and we are happy to arrange a time when you or your child can be seen at the surgery within a few minutes, thus eliminating the need for a home visit. Our receptionists will arrange this if you wish.

If you telephone the surgery after 18:30 you will be automatically transferred to the out-of-hours deputising service. Use the night and weekend on-call services for genuine emergencies that cannot wait until the next working day.

You can also be visited at home by a community nurse if you are referred by your GP. You should also be visited at home by a health visitor if you have recently had a baby or if you are newly registered with a GP and have a child under five years.

 
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