Health chiefs urge those in 'at risk' group to get flu jab

By Amy Westby | 10/01/2011 0 comments

Health chiefs urge those in 'at risk' group to get flu jab

HEALTH bosses have repeated their call for patients in 'at risk' groups to get the flu jab.

Below is a list of community pharmacies that are currently offering vaccinations.  Vaccinations are only available to those in the ‘at risk’ groups.

Pharmacy

Address

Tel

Asda Pharmacy

Asda Superstore, Aldwarke Lane, Rotherham. S65 3SW

01709 859410

Cohens Chemist

10b Station Street, Treeton, Rotherham. S60 5PN

0114 2939039

HI Weldrick Pharmacy

27 Brinsworth Lane, Brinsworth, Rotherham. S60 5BS

01709 378320

HI Weldrick Pharmacy

Maltby Services Centre, Braithwell Road, Maltby, Rotherham. S66 8JE

01709 813344

HI Weldrick Pharmacy

6 The Parade, Thorogate, Rawmarsh, Rotherham. S62 7HX

01709 522605

HI Weldrick Pharmacy

26 Main Street,Catcliffe, Rotherham. S60 5SR

01709 382266

HI Weldrick Pharmacy

1a Church Street, Swinton, Rotherham. S64 8QA

01709 582776

HI Weldrick Pharmacy

7-8 The Square, Wales, Sheffield. S26 5QN

01909 771418

Lloyds Pharmacy

Rotherham Health Village, Doncaster Gate, Rotherham. S65 1DA

01709 371752

Lloyds Pharmacy

65 Green Arbour Road, Thurcroft, Rotherham. S66 9DD

01709 542224

Lloyds Pharmacy

Aston cum Aughton Centre, Worksop Road, Aston. Sheffield. S26 4WD

01142 872232

MedicX

NHS Rotherham RCHC, Greasborough Road, Rotherham. S60 1RY

01709 464464

Morrison's Pharmacy

Cortonwood Retail Park, Brampton, Barnsley. S73 0TB

01226 754763

Superdrug

12 Howard Street, The Cascades, Rotherham. S60 1QU

01709 370971

Tesco Pharmacy

Tesco Superstore, Forge Island, Market Street, Rotherham. S60 1QE

01709 347449

Winterhill Pharmacy

2 Fellowsfield Way, Kimberworth, Rotherham. S61 2DT

01709 555295

 

The 'at risk' group applies to:

·         People aged 65 years or over

·         Pregnant women in any stage of pregnancy

·         People living in a residential or nursing home, or

·         The main carer for an older or disabled person.

·         Those with a long-term condition:

-       a heart problem

-       a chest complaint or breathing difficulties including, bronchitis, emphysema

-       a kidney disease

-       lowered immunity due to disease or treatment (such as steroid medication or cancer treatment)

-       a liver disease

-       had a stroke or a transient ischaemic attack (TIA)

-       diabetes

-       a neurological condition e.g. multiple sclerosis (MS) or cerebral palsy

-       a problem with, or removal of, your spleen e.g. sickle cell disease.

 

 

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