Welcome to Wem & Prees Medical Practice
With patient's needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.
The practice operates from two separate sites in the Shropshire villages of Wem and Prees. Although in different locations they work together to serve the same catchment area.
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Upcoming Flu Clinics
2021 / 2022 Seasonal Flu Clinics - No further dates planned
Who can have the flu vaccine?
The flu vaccine is given free on the NHS to people who:
- are 50 and over (including those who'll be 50 by 31 March 2022)
- have certain health conditions
- are pregnant
- are in long-stay residential care
- receive a carer's allowance, or are the main carer for an older or disabled person who may be at risk if you get sick
- live with someone who is more likely to get infections (such as someone who has HIV, has had a transplant or is having certain treatments for cancer, lupus or rheumatoid arthritis)
- frontline health or social care workers
For further information on flu vaccine eligibility please visit the NHS website using the following link Flu vaccine - NHS (www.nhs.uk)
COVID vaccination 1st, 2nd & 3rd doses and boosters
Prees Medical Practice are offering 1st, 2nd, 3rd and booster vaccinations please contact us to book into the following dates; 11th January, 12th January and 14th January.
Wem scout hut are conducting COVID vaccinations for boosters, Please do not contact the surgery to arrange these, please visit the national booking system - https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/book-coronavirus-vaccination/book-or-manage-a-booster-dose-of-the-coronavirus-covid-19-vaccine/
or telephone 01691 404128 Open Mon-Sat 09:00 -17-00
COVID vaccination booster eligibility is 182 days after your second dose.
For those aged 12 and over who are immunosuppressed a third primary dose should be given at least 8 weeks after the second dose. You will be asked to provide proof of eligibility. Please note that for people who are about to receive planned immunosuppressive therapy, the booster dose may be brought forward by up to 8 weeks (from the recommended minimum of six months (182 days) from completion of primary COVID immunisations) in order to be given prior to commencing therapy (ideally at least two weeks before), when their immune system is better able to make a response
Enquiries can be raised through the below email address
Patients can visit a walk-in clinic but must take their letter, text or email as proof of eligibility. Walk-in clinic times can be found here: COVID-19 Vaccination Walk-in and Pop-up Clinics (stwics.org.uk)