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Loughview Medical are currently taking bookings for Covid Spring booster clinics for our patients aged 75 and over. We will be running a selection of afternoon and evening clinics. Initially patients will be notified by SMS text message so please ensure we have up to date contact numbers.
Please phone 02842738532 to book your appointment. Appointments should be a minimum of 3 months and ideally no more than 6 months from date of previous booster dose.
Before attending for vaccination please read the following:
Covid-19 (Moderna) Booster Vaccinations
On the day patient will be asked:
Are you feeling well today?
Any high temperatures?
Any antibiotics in the last week?
Have you tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 28 days?
Are you allergic to anything? IF YES - Do you carry an Epi-Pen?
Do you have any allergies to toiletries, hair products, etc? (? PEG allergy)
Are you immunosuppressed, or due to start immunosuppressive or acute steroid treatment?
When was your last Covid-19 vaccine? Booster cannot be given if less than 3 months
Have you had a Shingles vaccine in the last week?
Have you any bleeding disorders?
Are you taking any blood thinners such as Aspirin or Warfarin?
If YES – ask about thrombocytopenia (low platelet count)
Do you consent to have the Covid-19 vaccination today?
The practice believes in the prevention of illness and promotion of a healthy lifestyle. The following clinics are available:
The practice holds weekly midwife led ante natal clinics. The midwives work closely with the doctors at the Surgery. Also the local midwife team provide ante natal and post natal visits throughout the community. The doctors are happy to provide shared ante natal care with the local hospitals.
Currently the department of Health screening service sends invitations for women to attend for screening every 3 years -if aged over 24 and under 49years, and every 5 years -if over 49 and under 65 years.
For all patients over 70 years.
For female patients over 50 years and under 70 years of age.
Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:
The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability.
Please click the link below to see our current rates of Fees.
Non-NHS Services Non NHS Fees
We have finished our 2021/2022 influenza vaccination campaign.