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Don't forget your flu jab!

Don't forget your flu jab! created by Rachel Hogg published on 13 October 2015

Health chiefs in Hartlepool are urging people who are at high risk from seasonal flu to protect themselves with a free vaccination.  The annual flu vaccination campaign begins in October, but local GPs are contacting all eligible patients and carers in the run up to the campaign to invite them for their jab.  You are advised to get the jab this winter if you: Are a pregnant woman

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'Don't Quack like a duck, soar like an eagle'

'Don't Quack like a duck, soar like an eagle' created by Incontrol-able published on 01 October 2015

It’s nearly October, it’s 18 degrees outside, the radiator in the office is on full blast and we can’t turn it off because they are waiting for a part and the clocks go back in a couple of weeks! The reason I mentioned the changeable weather is because it is time for your Flu Jab if you meet the criteria?

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'Don't quack like a duck, soar like an eagle'

'Don't quack like a duck, soar like an eagle' created by Incontrol-able published on 01 September 2015

Do you know if anyone has invented a nozzle that prevents unleaded petrol going into a diesel car?  I thought they had, until it happened to me earlier this month! There is a purpose to telling you about this disaster as it hightlighted the lack of accessible taxis in the town.  I rang one local taxi company at 3:

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'Don't quack like a duck, soar like an eagle'

'Don't quack like a duck, soar like an eagle' created by Incontrol-able published on 04 August 2015

Here we are in sunny August, well until it starts raining again! I’ve been busy collecting snippets of information, some local, some not and I just hope you find them as interesting as I have? Have you heard about the Disabled Identification Card (DID) which was launched recently?

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‘Don’t quack like a duck, soar like an eagle’

‘Don’t quack like a duck, soar like an eagle’  created by Incontrol-able published on 02 July 2015

Why me?  Of all the people to write a blog I got the ‘Golden Ticket’; did they pick me because I am a user of services, or that I have a state of the art wheelchair, or is because I can’t keep quiet for more than five minutes?  Anyway you’re stuck with me for the foreseeable future and maybe we can learn together on this new journey.

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