The Practice will close once a month for training. Information regarding these dates will be publicised on the website and in the Practice. When the practice is closed please call the Out of Hours Service on 01446 729562 for urgent medical attention.


You can now use the internet to book appointments and request repeat prescriptions on-line.


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http://www.myhealthonline-inps2.wales.nhs.uk


  BLOOD PRESSURE MACHINE

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Did you know that we now have a self-checking Blood Pressure Monitoring Machine which is situated in the waiting area in Cowbridge Health Centre. Please ask at the Front Reception Desk for Assistance.

Flu Vaccinations

Seasonal Flu Vaccination

Appointments will be available from September for patients in the eligible groups, listed below, so please telephone your branch surgery to arrange a suitable appointment nearer that time.

Eligible Groups

  • All those aged 65 years and over
  • Pregnant women
  • All those aged 6 months or older in an at risk group
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    • Chronic Heart Disease
    • Chronic Lung Disease, including asthma on regular inhaled steroids
    • Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Chronic Liver Disease
    • Chronic Neurological Disease
    • Stroke and TIA
    • Immunosuppression due to disease or medication
    • Main carers for elderly or disabled persons

If you are a frontline healthcare worker you should seriously consider being vaccinated.  Your employer should arrange this for you.

GOOD REASONS TO HAVE A FLU VACCINATION

  • For yourself
  • For your family
  • For your friends and colleagues

Patients often ask  “Will the flu vaccine make me ill?”

The flu vaccine doesn’t cause flu as it doesn’t contain live viruses.  However, you may experience side effects after having the vaccination, such as a temperature and aching muscles for a couple of days afterwards.  Your arm may feel sore at the site where you were injected.  More severe reactions are very rare.

FLU VACCINATIONS 2017 – CLINICS START MONDAY 16TH OCTOBER 2017

Are you 65 or over, have a BMI over 40 or in an ‘at risk’ group?? Please contact your usual surgery to book an appointment for your flu vaccination or to check eligibiity with one of our receptionists.