flu vaccination

Innovative medical practice works in collaboration with Exeter City Council & Stagecoach to ensure flu vaccinations are delivered safely

Authored by Glen King Pr

St Thomas Medical Group (STMG) consisting of St Thomas Health Centre, Exwick Heath Centre, and Pathfinder Village Surgery, has teamed up with Exeter City Council and Stagecoach South West to provide a creative and innovative solution to safeguard their patients who are eligible for flu vaccinations; which is believed to be the first of its kind in Devon.

Established in 1969, STMG has...

Plymouth flu jab campaign launches

Authored by Mary

People in Plymouth who are eligible are being urged to have their flu jabs, as figures reveal that last winter four in every ten flu outbreaks in England were linked to schools.

Residents aged 65 and over, pregnant women, people with long term health conditions and children aged 2, 3, and 4, and children in school years 1, 2 and 3, are among the groups being encouraged to get...

Local pharmacies help fight flu in Devon

Authored by Mary

NHS doctors are urging people across Devon to get vaccinated against flu at their local pharmacy, under a new scheme introduced this winter.

After the mildest winter on record, experts are warning that the flu season has now started with increasing numbers of flu like illnesses presenting to GPs, With colder weather expected across the South West from next week the advice is to get the...

Plymouth parents urged to ensure their children have MMR

Authored by Matthew Vizard

Plymouth City Council's Public Health Team is calling on all parents to make sure their children have had the measles vaccination following the outbreak in Wales.

Kevin Elliston, acting Director for Public Health said: “While there have been no confirmed cases of measles in the city in the last 12 months, we must not be complacent. I’d urge all parents to make sure their children get...

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