Cantilupe  Surgery is aware of the announcement today by the Department for Health and Social Care that anyone aged 50-64 has now been added to the eligible cohorts for this year's flu vaccine. We are now working to order additional vaccine supply and plan for more flu clinics in December. We ask that patients refrain from ringing the practice with inquiries on this and we will communicate the new arrangements for flu clinics in the near future.'

 This year, due to covid restrictions, we will be holding BOOKED flu clinics only.  We need to ensure our patients safety and ensure we vaccinate the most at risk first.  

 These will be held at BARTESTREE VILLAGE HALL.  All eligible patients will be called during October and November, depending on delivery of vaccines. Clinics will be on Saturdays and you will receive an invitation by letter with a booked slot time to attend. 

 Please bear with us!!  This is a challenging time for us all. We WILL write to you if you are entitled to a flu vaccination (over 65 or under 65 with a chronic illness) 

 Children aged 2 and 3 and patients who are pregnant will be called separately to these clinics as we receive vaccines.

 See our Facebook page  for up to date information. 

7 Day Working

We can now offer pre-bookable appointments 6pm - 8pm Monday - Friday and 8am - 8pm Saturday and Sunday.  This service is provided on behalf of the practice by Taurus Healthcare Limited and is based at South Wye Medical Centre (next to Asda): this includes GP, practice nurse and health care assistant appointments.

You will need to book an appointment for this service through Cantilupe Surgery reception staff or NHS 111.

For more information about Taurus Healthcare Limited and its services please click on the link below.

This  service is to reduce the pressure on the Accident and Emergency Department which is for life threatening emergencies only.


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