Anchor Mill Medical Practice

    4 Saucel Crescent, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 1UB

    Telephone: 0141 889 8809
    Out of hours: 111

    National Health Service Scotland

    Influenza (Flu)

    FLU VACCINATION 2020

    If you are aged 65 or over, or are aged 6 months to under 65 and in one of the Clinical "at risk" groups listed (click here) then you are strongly advised to have a flu vaccination.

    Find out about how to get your Flu Vaccination this year on the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde website.

    General information can be found at: www.nhsinform.scot/flu

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    What is Flu?

    Flu is an infectious and common viral illness spread by coughs and sneezes.

    It's not the same as the common cold. Flu is caused by a different group of viruses. Symptoms tend to be more severe and last longer.

    You can catch flu – short for influenza – all year round, but it is especially common in winter, which is why it is also known as "seasonal flu".

    For more information see the Flu page on NHS Inform.

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    Don't put off getting your Flu Vaccination