Meningococcal Disease – vaccines now available! Book online or call for an appointment now.
Meningococcal disease is a bacterial infection of the blood (septicemia) and/or the coverings of the spinal cord and blood (meningitis)
It can progress very quickly to a life threatening illness. In the early stages symptoms can be non specific and difficult to recognize. They include fever, headaches, neck stiffness, vomiting, muscular aches and a spotty red-purple rash. If these symptoms/signs are present, seek immediate medical attention.
Surviving Christmas…….. 1. Get enough sleep – try not to have too many late nights and disrupt your sleep routine. 2. Eat Fruit and Veggies. 3. Drink enough water 4. Don’t over-indulge in Alcohol. Try to have two alcohol free days per week – even after the festive season to give your body a break.…Read More