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MenACWY Vaccine - Read below for more information on signs and symptoms

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MenACWY Vaccine

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Born between 1 September 1998 and 31 August 1999

Getting the MenACWY vaccine from your GP practice and knowing the symptoms of meningitis could SAVE YOUR LIFE.

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

  • Pale, blotchy skin with or without a rash
  • Irritability and/or confusion
  • Severe headache or muscle pains
  • Dislike of bright lights
  • stiff neck
  • convulsions/seizures
  • fever, cold hands and feet
  • Vomiting and diarrhoea
  • Drowsiness, difficult to wake up
  • Feeling really ill

Not everyone will develop these symptoms and they can appear in any order.

Your vaccine helps protect you from four types of meningitis and blood poisoning - Men A, C, W and Y. But there are other types so you need to know the signs and symptoms. Being aware could help keep you and your friends safe

Click here for more information or call/visit the surgery for more information.


IRRIGATION OR EAR WAX/EAR SYRINGING

Waltham Forest Enhanced GP Service (WF GP Fed Net) have been commissioned to provide this service for all residents of Waltham Forest.

 Our practice is not expected to provide this service.

To make an appointment

Please telephone 0208 519 3999 (Mon-Sunday)


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DNA APPOINTMENTS

In the month of June 2017

total appointments not attended = 225

We do send text message reminders for appointments, you can reply to this message and cancel your appointment if you wont be able to make it. You can cancel an appointment up to 30 minutes before your appointment. Please ensure the practice has a current mobile number on your record so you will receive these messages in the future.

We are working hard to reduce the number of DNA appointments. From the 1st June 2016 If the patient DNA's an appointment it is recorded on the medical record. In the instance of a 2nd DNA the patient will be sent a letter informing that the practice are aware of the DNA and on the 3rd occasion patient will be sent a warning letter to inform them that they will be removed from the practice list.


Charges for photocopies

From the 1st April 2016 any copies of results, immunisations and documents will have a charge of 5p per sheet to avoid these charges you can ask for a patient access pin. Click here for more information.

Get Well, Keep Well

Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.


WEEKEND APPOINTMENTS

For an appointment on the weekend you can now call the Enhanced GP Service on 0208 519 3999 Monday - Friday 9-5 and pre-book an appointment to be seen by a Doctor or nurse on Saturday or Sunday. You can call and prebook Monday to Friday.

Due to high demand of appointments it may not be possible for the surgery to offer travel vaccinations. If you do need to book an appointment visit www.masta-travel-health.com to find a clinic.

(Site updated 18/07/2017)
 
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