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Sunday special opening offers ‘flu jabs for all the family

27 October 2020

Families will be able to make a joint visit to local GP practices on Sunday, November 1, to get their vital annual vaccination to protect them against seasonal winter influenza – or the ‘flu. Three local practices – Spring Hill, Stamford Hill and Cranwich Road – will be opening specially on a Sunday for a…

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A Word from the Doctor: Get the Flu Jab

19 October 2020

Local GPs across City and Hackney have become the faces of a new poster and online video campaign – calling on people at risk in the community to get the flu jab this winter. Posters featuring the vital message from City and Hackney GPs are now on show locally, from bus stops to doctors’ surgeries…

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Should I get the Flu Jab This Winter?

15 October 2020

Doctors across City and Hackney want all local people who are eligible to get the ‘flu jab to protect themselves, their families, friends and the NHS this winter, against the winter influenza virus – or, the ‘flu. Find out more about why it’s important to get the flu vaccination this year, in this helpful BBC…

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Flu jabs – Call to Over 65s to get vaccinated

8 October 2020

People aged over 65 need to get their free ‘flu jab to protect them from seasonal ‘flu – and they’re a top priority group with winter on the way. Doctors across City and Hackney want all local people who are eligible to get the ‘flu jab to protect themselves, their families, friends, and the NHS…

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Top local doctor steps down as chair of local GP network

6 October 2020

Local GP Dr Deborah Colvin has stepped back from her role as chair of the City and Hackney GP Confederation – handing the baton to local resident and health campaigner Caroline Millar. Described by colleagues and local health care professionals as one of the most dynamic and forward-thinking GPs in London and beyond, Dr Colvin…

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Stoptober – Quit smoking and cut Covid-19 risk

6 October 2020

Smokers who quit the habit will be in better shape to fight off infections – especially COVID-19. That’s a key message in this year’s national Stoptober campaign. The annual campaign sets out a 28-day stop-smoking challenge, with help and tools for smokers who are trying to give up. With the pandemic getting worse again, it’s…

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How to get a Coronavirus test in Hackney

10 September 2020

Please find attached a poster promoting how to get a Coronavirus test in Hackney. The opening times for the test centres are: Bentley Road is 8am-8pm Stamford Hill is 10.30am-3.30pm Mobile Coronavirus-19 testing units poster

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NHS is open! Don’t delay – call your GP with any health worries

19 June 2020

If you are finding it hard to cope with all the extra pressures that COVID-19 has created in our lives, there are services that are ready and willing to help.

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COVID-19: Think you might have COVID-19? Take action now…

15 June 2020

If you have minor symptoms, such as a mild cough and fever, you can manage this at home by taking paracetamol and drinking plenty of fluids.

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Awards success for City and Hackney staff

12 June 2020

A bumper 16 nominees from City and Hackney GP practices and the GP Confederation teams are among a raft of winners in the North Central London (NCL) and North East London (NEL) Primary Care Awards 2020.

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