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 Seasonal Influenza Update


You will no doubt be aware that seasonal flu is now circulating in the area.


Flu vaccination appointments are still available to book for those patients eligible to have a vaccination. To book your appointment, log on to your online account or contact the surgery on 01769 580295.


Most cases of flu can be treated effectively at home. Patients are encouraged to self-care, seek advice on treating symptoms via reputable online resources such as NHS Choices, or to seek advice from a local Pharmacist before contacting the GP.


Patients should be advised to:


- rest and sleep.


- keep warm.


- take paracetamol or ibuprofen to lower your temperature and treat aches and pains.


- drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration.



More information can be found on https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/flu or via NHS 111.



Local Pharmacy Opening Times

Other local pharmacies ready to help with your medication needs can be found in the links below.

North Devon pharmacy opening hours

Mid Devon pharmacy opening hours

Exeter pharmacy opening hours

Services shown on the Devon Pharmacy Rotas

Christmas and New Year Bank Holiday Pharmacy Opening Times

The Christmas and New Year Bank Holiday opening times for local pharmacies can be found on the below links.

North Devon Pharmacy Christmas Opening Hours

Mid Devon Pharmacy Christmas Opening Hours

Exeter Pharmacy Christmas Opening Hours

East Devon Pharmacy Christmas Opening Hours

General Medication Items

Items to have in your medicine cabinet.

Items to have in your first aid kit.

Paracetamol

 
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