Health Promotion Information & Resources Centre

Seasonal Flu Campaign 2019

Trust the facts. Get the vaccine.

There's a lot of fake news about the flu vaccine. Trust the facts:

  • Fact: flu is much worse than a bad cold – it can be life-threatening
  • Fact: thousands are hospitalised with flu every year in Scotland
  • Fact: you can’t get flu from the vaccine
  • Fact: the flu vaccine is the safest, most effective way to protect yourself from flu

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DB2HdS_n1jU

Featured Resources

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Work in healthcare? Flu facts

Leaflet aimed at healthcare workers with information about the importance of having the flu vaccine.  Flu campaign 2019.

 

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Pregnant? Flu facts

Information on the flu vaccine for pregnant woman. Flu campaign 2019.

 

 

 

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Health condition? Flu facts

Leaflet explaining why you should have the flu vaccine if you have a health condition.  Flu campaign 2019.

 

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Childhood flu immunisation primary school leaflets (Scotland)

A5 leaflet providing information on the flu vaccine for primary school children.  Flu campaign 2019.

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Childhood flu immunisation children aged 2-5 and not yet in primary school leaflets (Scotland)

Childhood flu immunisation in Scotland for children aged 2-5 years and not yet in primary school.  Flu campaign 2019.

 

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What's New

Welcome to the Health Promotion Information and Resources Centre's new online ordering system

To get started click on the 'Login/Register' button in the top right hand corner of this page and follow the on-screen introduction.  Once you have registered you will be able to choose from a wide range of lending resources such as teaching kits, pull up banners, models, games, DVDs and equipment.  You can also place orders for leaflets and posters. For more information on HPAC or to book a demonstration please email fife-uhb.infocentre@nhs.net

Deliveries

We provide a free delivery and pick-up service to 5 key locations throughout Fife:

Monday - Lynebank Hospital Dunfermline; 
Monday – Cowdenbeath Clinic, Cowdenbeath; 
Tuesday - Dovecot Clinic, Glenrothes; 
Wednesday - Adamson Hospital, Cupar and St Andrews Community Hospital; 
Thursday - Dovecot Clinic, Glenrothes

Opening Times

Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into effect on 25th May 2018 means organisations have to change how they handle personal information and make sure they have permission to hold your data.
In order to comply with GDPR, the Health Promotion Information and Resources Centre will retain user data for 2 years.
For further information on data protection and NHS Fife's Privacy statement please go to http://hpac.fife.scot.nhs.uk/HPAC/Privacy.jsp
To request removal of your data from our system, please email us.