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FLU SEASON 2021/22

Don't let the FLU catch you! Yes it's that time of year again..... Every season, influenza does more damage than most people realize. It can affect your child or parent, a friend or family member, a colleague or loved one. If you are over 65, pregnant, have a child 2-3yrs of age, a carer, have a long term health condition, or perhaps your unsure? Please call the surgery.

Flu Clinics are to be arranged and will be advertised for our patients once the practice has received our Flu Vacs

50-64 Year Old Age Group

Please note that people in the 50-64 year old age group will be vaccinated against influenza again this year. 

Home Medicine Cabinet

General Items:

Scissors

Tweezers

Thermometer

Travel Sickness Pills

Your Doctor's Emergency Telephone Number

Record of last Tetanus Vaccination

General Pain Killers:

For Adults

E.g. Aspirin, Paracetomol, Ibuprofen

For Children

Paracetamol suspension (E.g. Calpol etc)

Note: Never give Aspirin if under 12 years of age.

Cuts & Grazes:

Plasters

Gauze Dressing

Sticky Tape

Cotton Wool

Antiseptic Cleansing Solution

Antiseptic Cream

Sprains:

Tubigrip or Crepe Bandage

Eyes:

Eyebath

Sterile Water or 'Optrex'

Insect Bites & Stings, Allergies & Sunburn:

Antihistamine Tablets

Hydrocortisone Cream

Insect Repellant Spray

 

Stomach Upsets & Indigestion:

Electrolyte Replacement Sachets (for dehydration)

Anti-Diarrhoea Tablets (Not for Children)

Tablets for Indigestion (E.g. Magnesium trisilicate)

 

Rashes:

Calamine Lotion

Cough Mixtures:

Dry Coughs:

eg Simple linctus (or Simple linctus paediatric for children).

To stop coughs at night:

eg Pholocodeine linctus (not recommended in children)

Mouth Ulcer Treatments:

Mouth Ulcers:

Choline Salicylate Gel (E.g. Bonjela)



 
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