Roman Road Health Centre

Fishmoor Drive, Blackburn BB2 3UY

Child Health and Immunisations

Childhood immunisations are an extremely important way of protecting your child against serious infections.shutterstock29245045-w200h138

The immunisations are given by the Practice Nurses and start from 8 weeks of age.

4-8 week Mother and Baby Check
The 4-8 week post-natal mother and baby check will be carried out by one of the doctors. This is to ensure that all is well with you and your baby. Please book this at reception, and remember to let the reception staff know what the appointment is for, as you will need a 30-minute appointment.

Health Visitors
If you need to contact a Health Visitor they are based at Innovation House, Blackburn and can be contacted on the following numbers: 01254 584248 or 01254 584343

Coronavirus – Advice for Patients

 
The symptoms of coronavirus are:
 

 
The symptoms are similar to other illnesses that are much more common, such as cold and flu and it does not necessarily mean you have the illness.
 
NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service that can tell you if you need medical help and advise you what to do.
 
Use this service if:
 

 
Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.
 
Information for the public is available at gov.uk/coronavirus and https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19
 
Like the common cold, coronavirus infection usually occurs through close contact with a person with novel coronavirus via cough and sneezes or hand contact. A person can also be infected by touching contaminated surfaces if they do not wash their hands.
The risk of being in close contact with a person with coronavirus or contaminated surfaces is very low at the current time.
Everyone is being reminded to follow Public Health England advice to:
 

 
You can find the latest information and advice from Public Health England at www.gov.uk/coronavirus.

 
Updated:
02.03.2020