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Archive: Sep 2015

Grab your flu vaccine!

People who have a learning disability are now in a high risk group and are all entitiled to be offered a flu vaccination. Your GP will be inviting you to the practice soon to have your jab, if you do not hear from them please give them a ring.

Please look at the easy read information here on what to expect from the flu jab.

Flu Vaccine Information.

Welcome to our health promoters!

We would like to welcome Emma, Graeme and Margaret! They will be promoting good health for people with a learning disability in Sunderland.

For example they will be helping people to get a health action plan and will support some people to have an annual health check.

Futher information about their service will be available soon.

Health promoters team 2 pic

Easy Read Health Action Plans

Contact Us

  • Health and Transitions Team
  • 2nd Floor
  • Monkwearmouth Hospital
  • Newcastle Road
  • Sunderland, SR5 1NB
Telephone 07468 710819

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