Flu Vaccinations 2020
Flu vaccination at Harris Memorial Surgery kicks-off on Saturday 19th September 2020 for people under 65 in at-risk groups and from Saturday 26th September the over 65s.
We can jab you in your car or in the surgery with social distancing measures, if you are coming on-foot. Clinics will take place in Illogan.
Appointments are booking up fast and more dates are being added.
Please phone our receptionists to get booked-in as soon as you can. Remember to say whether you will be on foot or in a car.
Over 50 Flu Vaccinations
We expect the government to confirm plans for vaccinating the over 50s in coming months. The programme will depend on remaining vaccine availability when the majority of over 65s and at risk groups have been treated.
Evening and Weekend Appointments
We offer appointments on alternate Saturdays with nurses and doctors and every third Sunday with a doctor. We also have nursing appointments available late on Wednesdays. Face-to-face appointments with doctors remain limited due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions. Please ask at reception if you are interested.
We have a Social Prescriber working all day Tuesdays. She is able to provide much longer appointments than the doctors and can help to find non-medical ways improve your health and wellbeing.
We are aware of a growing number of Internet pharmacies that offer to deliver your medication to your door. Pharmacy2U and Well.co.uk are two such organisations. You may receive advertisements from these companies in your mail.
They are not endorsed by us (your GP surgery) and they are not NHS organisations, although they do issue medication on NHS prescriptions. They do not have branches that you can walk in-to, or people that you can speak to face-to-face. If you need medication urgently you will still need to visit a high-street pharmacy or one our dispensaries.
We like our patients to have choice, but we also ask that you continue to support our practice dispensaries and our local pharmacies in order to keep these services available. If you have difficulty getting out of the house then our practice dispensary and our local pharmacies may be able to deliver medicines to you, please ask.
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