Medicine

Calls for toddlers to get nasal flu vaccinations

Calls for toddlers to get nasal flu vaccinations

A ROSS-SHIRE hospital has been closed to new admissions after a flu outbreak.

Family doctors also saw more than 20,000 patients with flu as the Royal College of Global Positioning System said that cases had "taken off".

All next of kin of patients at Invergordon have been informed.

Visitors are being kept to an absolute minimum, with relatives and friends being asked to stay away unless in special circumstances. In Scotland Bethany Walker, 18, who had planned to study midwifery, died on Friday at Raigmore hospital, Inverness. This will be reviewed at the end of the week.

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Catherine Stokoe, head of infection control, said they were seeing evidence of flu spreading across the community and that it was everyone's business to be flu aware.

DOCTORS are urging parents of children aged two to three to get their flu vaccination. "We really do appreciate everyone's co-operation and understanding at this time".

The flu virus continues to spread across the north, with the County Community Hospital in Invergordon being the latest to close to new admissions after a number of patients were diagnosed.

Leading health figures from Sefton Council, NHS South Sefton Clinical Commissioning Group and NHS Southport and Formby CCG have joined together to offer expert advice to residents on how they can best avoid catching the flu in the coming months. Not only will this reduce the chances of you catching the flu yourself, but it will also help to limit the spread of flu across Sefton.


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