Flu and COVID Vaccines this Autumn
Lister House Surgery will be offering flu vaccinations to all eligible patients this Autumn. However, we will not be offering COVID vaccinations this year.
All eligible patients will be contacted by the surgery via SMS, email or by letter. These will contain either a link where you can book a suitable appointment online, or a dedicated phone number which you can call to arrange an appointment.
The surgery will contact you if you are eligible for a flu vaccine, please do not contact the surgery.
If you are eligible and do not receive an invitation by the 1st of October, please contact the surgery.
If you wish to receive a COVID vaccine, please call the national booking service on 119.
Children's Winter Health
With coughs and colds becoming more common at this time of the year, parents may be understandbly be worried when your child gets ill.
Dr Johnson at Lister House surgery talks about common childhood Winter illnesses and what parents should do when your child becomes unwell.
Most coughs and colds can be treated at home or using over the counter medications. Always seek advice from a pharmacy before seeking a GP appointment.
However, Dr. Johnson explains that in some circumstances. you should contact us directly or call 999.
Patient Participation Group Annual Newsletter
The patient volunteers who make up our Patient Participation Group have issued their annual newsletter for 2021/22. The newsletter covers the work the group has undertaken and the issues they've addressed in collaborartion with practice staff. Find out more about the PPG here.
Contacting Your Surgery - October 2023
As we enter into our peak period, the demand for appointments increases.
Although the call centre isn't accessible to the public, we want to reassure you that our dedicated call handlers are doing everything they can to answer your calls. Please help us to help you by calling the surgery when you need an appointment and using other routes such as econsult, the prescription line, your pharmacists and 111 online. You are also able to make appointments with our front desk team.
We are conscious that some patients registered at Lister House Surgery may be affected by ongoing events across the globe. Lister House Surgery is accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners as one which specialises in the care of military veterans and their families. All the team have been trained in the care of military veterans and their families. If recent events have affected you and you wish to seek help, please come forward.