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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian expresses delight at Government confirmation of ring road dualling scheme

Julian expresses delight at Government confirmation of ring road dualling scheme

Julian has today received official confirmation from the Roads Minister, Baroness Vere that she has signed off on City of York Council’s bid for Government funding for the dualling of the A1237 between the Rawcliffe and Hopgrove roundabouts. Subject to the approval of the Final Business Case, the Department has agreed to contribute just under

Julian welcomes National Railway Museum funding boost and requests meeting with Housing Minister to secure York Central access funding

Julian has today welcomed the Culture Secretary’s announcement that the National Railway Museum in...

Julian welcomes Queen’s Speech 2019

Julian has welcomed the Queen’s Speech for 2019, setting out the government’s proposed draft...

Julian urges Prime Minister to support campaign to save Askham Bog

Yesterday, Julian questioned the First Secretary of State, Dominic Raab, who was standing in...

Julian visits Poppleton pharmacy as national pharmacy flu vaccination programme begins

September 10, 2019

Last Friday, Julian called in at Poppleton Pharmacy in Upper Poppleton to mark the beginning of this year’s national flu vaccination service.

Community pharmacy teams across the country are now offering NHS flu jabs in the lead-up to winter, often with no appointment required. The free service is available to everyone in designated ‘higher risk’ groups, such as older people and those with certain medical conditions, like asthma and diabetes.

After visiting Poppleton, Julian said: “I was pleased to visit such an accessible flu vaccination service, which I am sure will be of great reassurance to many local residents as we head towards winter.

We are very lucky to have a strong network of community pharmacies in York and North Yorkshire. I would urge all those who are eligible for a free flu jab to consider getting one as soon as is convenient, to keep their health robust during the cold weather.

I will continue to pay close attention to the needs of our local health services on behalf of residents.”

About the pharmacy flu vaccination scheme:

All adults aged 65 years and over, and those aged 18 years or over and in clinical risk groups, can receive a free of charge NHS flu jab at community pharmacies across the country, often without the need for an appointment.

People in at-risk groups include pregnant women and those with certain medical conditions including asthma and diabetes. Pharmacists will be using the same vaccination as those offered by GPs and they notify the person’s GP practice when they have vaccinated them.