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Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 21st January- 27th January

Broomhill Practice will be having a drop-in smear taking day on Thursday 24th January 19. If you are overdue your smear test why don’t you pop in between 8am and 5:30pm and see Sister Stewart. If you have never had a smear and wish to talk it over with Sister Stewart you can also drop in on Thursday 24th January. See Latest News for more information.

Seasonal Flu Vaccination

Flu (also known as influenza) is a highly infectious illness caused by the flu virus. It spreads rapidly through small droplets coughed or sneezed into the air by an infected person.   For most people, flu is unpleasant but not serious. You will usually recover within a week.

Studies have shown that flu vaccines provide effective protection against the flu, although protection may not be complete and may vary between people. Protection from the vaccine gradually decreases and flu strains change over time. Therefore, new vaccines are made each year and people at risk of flu are encouraged to be vaccinated every year.

The flu vaccination is offered to people in at-risk groups. These people are at greater risk of developing serious complications if they catch flu, such as pregnant women and elderly people.

 
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