If you have not yet received the primary course of Covid 19 vaccinations and wish to do so you can still get vaccinated in the pharmacy. Gp practice and pharmacies are now providing the Covid 19 booster, please see update below.
Covid-19 booster & Flu injection - update 11/10/2021
From week commencing 18th October we are able to offer the Covid 19 booster. Please note that you must have a gap of 6 months from your 2nd covid 19 vaccine. We will be contacting patients via telephone but if you do not receive a call over the next couple of months please telephone reception to book an appointment with the treatment room nurse. If you fall into one of the categories for the flu injection you will be given this at the same time.
Flu vaccine programme 2021 & Covid 19 booster update:28/9/2021
If you are in a "at risk category or over the age of 50 you may now contact the surgery to book in for a flu vaccine. We are still waiting on direction from the department of health in relation to the covid 19 booster.
Covid - 19 update: 22/7/2021
The department of health have advised that children aged 12-15 years of age who are the household contacts of someone with immunosuppression should be offered the covid 19 vaccination. The practice will send a letter to all patients who are on the immunosuppression register.
Covid - 19 update: 18/6/2021
People requesting first vaccine can contact the trust vaccination centres (currently only offering appointments to those under 40) or participating pharmacies. Contact details for vaccination centres is available on NIDirect Get a COVID-19 vaccination in Northern Ireland | nidirect or for those with no internet access the phone line is 0300 200 7813. Map and contact details for participating pharmacies available at Pharmacy Covid Vaccinations (healthandcareni.net)
Covid-19 Update: 5/5/2021
The Department of Health has advised that the vaccination booking platform for household contacts of immunocompromised patients and clinically vulnerable will be open from Thursday 6th May 2021 please follow link to book. http://covid-19.hscni.net/get-vaccinated/ If you have any difficulty please contact 0300 200 7813.
For latest information about the Coronavirus ( including list of countries affected) Please visit: https://www.publichealth.hscni.net/news/covid-19-coronavirus
Important Notice - Changes to the way we work
The NHS & Public Health Organisation are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as well.
Northern Ireland has full access to the NHS 111 helpline service for coronavirus. Callers should Press 1 when advised. This service is provided in Northern Ireland solely for Coronavirus guidance & NOT for other conditions.
Symptoms of Coronavirus are:
- High Temperature
- Shortness of breath
These Symptoms are similar to other illnesses & DOES NOT necessarily mean you have the illness.
If you have recently been to a country or are with High Risk of Coronavirus or have been in close contact with someone with Coronavirus, DO NOT GO TO A GP SURGERY, PHARMACY OR HOSPITAL.