Measles Vaccine for those travelling abroad – June 2019

Measles outbreaks continue to occur in Europe and other parts of the World.  Further information on countries affected can be found on www.who.int

The MMR vaccine is routinely given to children aged over 12 months.

The National Immunisation Advisory Committee have advised that all children aged 6 to 12 months of age should receive one dose of MMR vaccine before travelling to countries affected.   It further recommends that children aged 12 months of age and older should have received two doses of MMR vaccine before travelling to these countries.

New Service – 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitoring

We are delighted to now be able to offer this service to our patients.  24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitoring is internationally recognised as the ‘Gold Standard’ method of both diagnosing and monitoring blood pressure.  If you have been told your blood pressure readings are elevated or are concerned about blood pressure in general, then please discuss this with your doctor.

Seasonal Flu Campaign

The flu vaccines are now available at Woodview Family Doctors

  • Flu Vaccine is recommended for someone who is
  • Over 65 years of age
  • Pregnant Women
  • A healthcare worker
  • Diabetes
  • Long term illness