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IF YOU STILL NEED A FLU VACCINE, PLEASE CALL THE SURGERY TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT

WE NOW HAVE MORE SUPPLIES OF THE CHILDREN'S NASAL FLU, PLEASE CALL THE SURGERY TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT FOR YOUR CHILD

PLEASE SEE THE INFORMATION IN THE 'FLU VACCINATIONS' TAB BELOW ON THE RIGHT FOR MORE DETAILS .

Don't forget, when you receive your flu vaccine at the surgery, we will also check if you have any other vaccines and checks due.

Don't miss your opportunity to check your records

 

There is a nationwide shortage of Hepatitis A vaccine- we are trying to access supplies as best we can. Please bear with us and in the meantime if you are travelling please complete the form on this site in the 'Clinics & Services' tab under 'Travel Health' and we will contact you to discuss your individual needs.

 

Alcohol Questionnaire

Please answer the questions in the short questionnaire to enable us to assess your alcohol consumption rate and offer advice if necessary- to know how much a unit is plese look at the Drinkaware website https://www.drinkaware.co.uk

 

 

 

 

FAST

Scoring system

Your score

0

1

2

3

4

How often have you had 6 or more units if female, or 8 or more if male, on a single occasion in the last year?

Never

Less than monthly

Monthly

Weekly

Daily or almost daily

 

Only answer the following questions if the answer above is Never (0), Less than monthly (1) or Monthly (2).  Stop here if the answer is Weekly (3) or Daily (4).

How often during the last year have you failed to do what was normally expected from you because of your drinking?

Never

Less than monthly

Monthly

Weekly

Daily or almost daily

 

How often during the last year have you been unable to remember what happened the night before because you had been drinking?

Never

Less than monthly

Monthly

Weekly

Daily or almost daily

 

Has a relative or friend, doctor or other health worker been concerned about your drinking or suggested that you cut down?

No

 

Yes, but not in the last year

 

Yes, during the last year

 

 

Scoring:

SCORE

If score is 0, 1 or 2 on the first question

continue with the next three questions

 

If score is 3 or 4 on the first question – stop here. 

An overall total score of 3 or more is FAST positive .

 

What to do next?

 

If FAST positive, complete remaining AUDIT questions (this may include the three remaining questions above as well as the six questions on the second page) to obtain a full AUDIT score.

SCORE

Score from FAST (other side)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Remaining AUDIT questions

 

 

Questions

Scoring system

Your score

0

1

2

3

4

How often do you have a drink containing alcohol?

Never

Monthly

or less

2 - 4 times per month

2 - 3 times per week

4+ times per week

 

How many units of alcohol do you drink on a typical day when you are drinking?

1 -2

3 - 4

5 - 6

7 - 8

10+

 

How often during the last year have you found that you were not able to stop drinking once you had started?

Never

Less than monthly

Monthly

Weekly

Daily or almost daily

 

How often during the last year have you needed an alcoholic drink in the morning to get yourself going after a heavy drinking session?

Never

Less than monthly

Monthly

Weekly

Daily or almost daily

 

How often during the last year have you had a feeling of guilt or remorse after drinking?

Never

Less than monthly

Monthly

Weekly

Daily or almost daily

 

Have you or somebody else been injured as a result of your drinking?

No

 

Yes, but not in the last year

 

Yes, during the last year

 

 

TOTAL AUDIT Score (all 10 questions completed):

 TOTAL

0 – 7 Lower risk,

TOTAL

8 – 15 Increasing risk,

16 – 19 Higher risk,

20+ Possible dependence

 

If you score 8 or above we would encourage you to make an appointment to discuss this.

 

 

 



 
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