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Post by brian1951 » Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:49 pm

It will soon be FREE to over 50s according to the NHS website.

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Post by teedoubleudee » Mon Sep 14, 2020 9:10 pm

brian1951 wrote:
Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:49 pm
It will soon be FREE to over 50s according to the NHS website.
I think its already started, thats why ours is so late this year. Annoying really, especially as missus is on the NHS vulnerable list.
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Post by Steve M » Mon Sep 14, 2020 10:01 pm

bulleidboy wrote:
Mon Sep 14, 2020 6:23 pm
Steve M wrote:
Mon Sep 14, 2020 5:55 pm
Do you qualify for a free one Barry? We still have to fork out for ours.
I do Steve, but I was never sure why? I think I've been having this jab since I was sixty. I recall a standard letter just turning up from the GP practice - you know the type - if your surname begins with A-C turn-up on Wednesday afternoon - and I've been getting the letter ever since. I've got to have a heart-monitor fitted in a few weeks time - only for twenty-four hours. This all started with the hernia op! I suppose it's better to know now if there is a problem - they tell me there are no problems - I feel great. Barry
Although we have both booked for a jab at Boots current commercial rate, the memsahib got a call for a free one today - dodgy ticker.
Apparently I am neither old enough nor decrepit enough to qualify.
I’m not a complete idiot, some pieces are missing. ;)

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Post by RAF96 » Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:31 am

We used to get them free in Cyprus and we also get them free in UK as we are both well over 65. In Cyprus they said if we had them too early we would have to have another one as they only effective for 3-months - I never knew that.

We are booked into the local surgery on 9th Oct on a timed slot.

Wandering off topic...
We also had a free shingles jab last year, which didn’t seem to work on Mrs H as she had a first ever shingles attack as we went on hols last week and she is still suffering the painful effects today. None of the suggested painkillers are having any effect.

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Post by brian1951 » Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:34 pm

Had to go to hospital yesterday for a ultrasound scan, its was quite strange hardly any one there, what a difference from 6 mths ago.

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Post by Forfarian » Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:34 pm

Lady H and myself booked ours today at our Drs surgery - mid October - 7 mins apart - masks -one way system - jock strap and gaiters!
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