Monthly Archives: October 2018

High demand at the Student Health Centre

The Student Health Centre is experiencing unprecedented demand currently .We will always aim to see urgent cases but if your issue is routine you are likely to wait at least 10 days for an appointment .Pharmacies ,www.nhs.uk and the NHS 111 advice line are alternative options to access health advice and treatment .

Meningitis ACWY Vaccination for all under 25 year olds – book with nurse team

Meningitis is a dangerous infection that can lead to septicaemia and in some cases  be fatal .It can spread easily in a University setting so students are particularly at risk . A free vaccination is available on the NHS to protect against four strains of meningitis and we encourage all students to make sure they have received this important vaccination .

Please book a nurse appointment for the Meningitis ACWY Vaccination .

For more information about the vaccination and symptoms and signs of meningitis see the NHS website www.nhs.uk

 

Flu vaccination available for eligible patients – book with nurse team

Flu Vaccination now available for eligible patients

For a list of conditions eligible for the free vaccine please follow the link to the NHS websitehttps://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/vaccinations/Pages/flu-influenza-vaccine.aspx

Flu can be a very serious illness in patients with chronic health conditions and can spread easily in a University setting so we STRONGLY ADVISE eligible patients to have a flu vaccination this year.

If you are eligible to receive the NHS vaccination please book to have this immunisation as soon as possible.Contact our reception team on 01392 676606 to book a nurse appointment telling reception it is for a flu vaccination .If you have not yet registered please do this prior to booking an appointment by completing the on line registration process at www.campusdoctor/exeter .

If you are not eligible to have this vaccination through the NHS then you may wish to pay to have this done at a local pharmacy such as Boots, Lloyds or Superdrug. They offer the vaccination for payment of £8 -£10