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Upwell Health Centre
Townley Close, Upwell, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, PE14 9BT
Practice:          01945 773671

Pharmacy:       01945 774934
Fax:                  01945 773152

One flu clinic left on 28th October - book your appointment at reception now

Booking same day appointments - Please see our News section for details of changes in the way appointments are booked.



Upwell Health Centre Flu Vaccination 2017


It is hard to believe we are almost at flu vaccination time again. We have already set up our flu clinics. They will be on the following dates:


Sat 23rd September (8AM to 11AM)

Sat 30th September (8AM to 11AM)

Sat 7th October       (8AM to 11AM)

Sat 28th October     (8AM to 11AM)


You can book an appointment for any of these clinics at reception from August onwards.

Remember we recommend flu vaccination for anyone over 64, who is currently pregnant or for younger people who suffer from chronic lung disease, such as asthma or COPD, diabetes, heart disease or various conditions where your immunity is reduced.


We again will be offering nasal flu vaccine to children in the target population, however some children will be offered vaccination at school. We will run separate clinics for those children who need a flu vaccination so please do not book them into the Saturday clinics.


We are offering a pneumococcal pneumonia vaccination to everyone over 64 and we are also continuing with the shingles vaccination campaign. This year we can offer a jab to: people born on or after 2nd September 1946 and are aged 70 and people born on or after 2nd September 1938 who are aged 78 or 79. If you are unsure if you are eligible please ask the doctor or nurse at the time of your flu vaccination.


The Upwell Patient Participation Group will once again be holding a raffle over the four dates with lots of great prizes kindly donated  from local businesses so don’t forget to bring your purses and wallets with you!


PPG online discussion forum

This forum will give you the option to raise any thoughts, comments or concerns that you may have in conjunction with the practice. Please be aware that the PPG forum is not intended for clinical issues or complaints (please use normal procedures in this instance) but this should be a great way for patients’ voices to be heard, so please do post where you can.


You can join our online PPG discussion forum. The forum is very easy to use and a great way to discuss topics with other members, whenever is convenient for you.


To register simply enter your details here: http://www.myppg.co.uk/register 


CQC Inspection and Report
We are pleased to advise our patients that we have been rated a "Good" by the Care Quality Commission. Please see here for more information and the full CQC report.


Email Requests

We will endeavour to contact you as soon as possible. If you have not received a response from the practice within 1 working day please call us to make sure we have received your email on 01945 773671.
Important - please be aware that for confidentiality reasons we cannot discuss clinical matters or medication requests via email. Please contact the practice directly or take a look at the online services we offer at www.upwellhealthcentre.nhs.uk






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