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(21.10.13) Flu Clinics

This year's flu clinics are being held in October.  If you are over 65 or in one of the "at risk" groups and have not received your vaccination, make an appointment to see the Nurse.

 

(02 02 12) Sickness Certificates

For the first week of any illness you should use the SC2 self certification form.  These forms are no longer available at reception.  Click here to print a copy of the SC2, once it has been completed take it to your employer.

If your illness lasts longer than one week, you need to see a doctor regarding further certification.

 

 

From 1st June 2010 the Out of Hours telephone number will change to 028 3839 9201.

 

We use Generic Medicines generics

Generic medicines are simply another version of branded medicines.  They are medicines which contain the same medicinal ingredient, for example Paracetamol is the generic name of the brand medicine Panadol.

Generic medicines are equally as good and safe as the brand medicines.  The Government ensures that the generic medicines are made to the same standard so that they are as safe and effective and of the same high quality.

As the generic medicine contains the same medicinal ingredients they treat your condition just the same as the branded medicines.  Sometimes there may be a difference in colour, shape or size, but this is only the outward appearance and does not affect the medicine or how it works.

The doctor will always make the best choice of treatment for you.


REMEMBER

red_cross_box Keep the medicine chest in a secure, locked place out of reach of small children.

red_cross_boxAlways read the instructions and use the suggested dose.

red_cross_boxWatch expiry dates – don’t keep or use medicines past their sell-by date.

red_cross_boxDon't take medicines that were prescribed to someone else.

red_cross_boxTake all unwanted and out-of-date medicines back to the pharmacy.

 
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