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Flu jabs for £5 instore at tesco.
Flu jabs for £5 instore at tesco.

Flu jabs for £5 instore at tesco.

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Hello all, my local Tesco instore pharmacy are doing the flu jabs for £5 good for those who missed or were not qualified for free NHS jabs, not sure if this is nationwide so if anyone could vouch for their local Tesco store it would be appreciated.

research the safety of vaccines before you get them, the H1N1 has been banned in under 5's due to convulsions and other problems!
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Sorry but Cold............anyone is entitled to a Free one at their Doctors if they want one.

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Syzable

Sorry but Cold............anyone is entitled to a Free one at their … Sorry but Cold............anyone is entitled to a Free one at their Doctors if they want one.



I'd agree but not if their GP's have run out of them, my GP's surgery has run out.

I am afraid you're wrong. There are categories of entitlement to free flu jabs. They are: The elderly, the very young, and people with certain chronic illnesses e.g. severe Asthma and so on. Everyone else has to pay.

Syzable

Sorry but Cold............anyone is entitled to a Free one at their … Sorry but Cold............anyone is entitled to a Free one at their Doctors if they want one.

not bad for a fiver im sure boots charge more for one. if you not entitled to a free one. Im asthmatic so i get mine free

tpol

I am afraid you're wrong. There are categories of entitlement to free flu … I am afraid you're wrong. There are categories of entitlement to free flu jabs. They are: The elderly, the very young, and people with certain chronic illnesses e.g. severe Asthma and so on. Everyone else has to pay.

Spot on tpol. 'Everyone' is NOT 'entitled' to a free flu jab. If the medical profession think you're 'at risk' then yes you are entitled.

Why on earth would you have a flu injection when you do not need it. Better to let the body fight any infections and build up resistance. In any event, don't the superstores earn enough money?

Morbitiy cost, versus benefit greater. Dont waste your money or risk your health.


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Say no to NWO...

syme

Morbitiy cost, versus benefit greater. Dont waste your money or risk … Morbitiy cost, versus benefit greater. Dont waste your money or risk your health.http://www.thenhf.com/article.php?id=1956



You re having a laugh!

If this bunch told me it was daylight outside, I would need to check!
It's a bunch of Impending- Apocalypse Yanks!! :-(

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Syzable

Sorry but Cold............anyone is entitled to a Free one at their … Sorry but Cold............anyone is entitled to a Free one at their Doctors if they want one.


even if true, it costs the NHS far more than a fiver taking into account doctors / nurses time etc

tpol

I am afraid you're wrong. There are categories of entitlement to free flu … I am afraid you're wrong. There are categories of entitlement to free flu jabs. They are: The elderly, the very young, and people with certain chronic illnesses e.g. severe Asthma and so on. Everyone else has to pay.



Must be a regional thing...........here anyone can have one for free.

csiman

even if true, it costs the NHS far more than a fiver taking into account … even if true, it costs the NHS far more than a fiver taking into account doctors / nurses time etc



Your point being?

His point being if you can comfortably afford the £5 and save the NHS potentially a lot more than do the right thing, especially at this austere time.

rizla01

Your point being?

This is not free in my area, my mother in law works at medical centre and they only give vaccine to high risk groups.

You can buy it from occupational health for about £15, so this is hot deal.

Instead of them poisoning you, poison yourself and pay for the privilege of doing it. Madness....

tpol

His point being if you can comfortably afford the £5 and save the NHS … His point being if you can comfortably afford the £5 and save the NHS potentially a lot more than do the right thing, especially at this austere time.



RIGHT!!

(Here we go)

And pray tell me, who pays for the NHS?

I suggest you do more research on the risks of vaccination. The Government is now ackowledging these risks and is paying out damages.

jemilyboo

Instead of them poisoning you, poison yourself and pay for the privilege … Instead of them poisoning you, poison yourself and pay for the privilege of doing it. Madness....



What do you think vaccinations are?! Yes you are being injected with the infection but it is either a very weak strain or inactive. It works. Fact. Look up Edward Jenner and learn or go back to your horse and cart.

Had mine last month at ASDA for £8 , had the flu last xmas so well worth £5 or £8 in my opinion espicially as now has the swine flu vacine included as well.

HOT! Paid £9.50 at Morrison's Pharmacy for the jab.

My GP refused to give me the flue jab, not even for money, sent me to Boots instead - which said they don't do it this year. oO
Edited by: "SUMMONER" 4th Dec 2010

syme

I suggest you do more research on the risks of vaccination. The … I suggest you do more research on the risks of vaccination. The Government is now ackowledging these risks and is paying out damages.



I suggest you do more research on the whole concept of "RISK" and of risk management.

Vaccination theory differs from the reality of the risks. In terms of risk management I did that as part of one of my degree's in NHS/Training hospitals. I am advocating a judicious approach to the risks, so I have done my resarch have you?

I have administered thousands of these over the past many years without causing harm to my patients so the benefits far outweigh the risks in my opinion. This is in fact a hot deal and it would help the NHS which we all pay for if the government were to offload this whole flu vaccine programme to the likes of tesco / asda / boots who are obviously cheaper than paying fat cat GPs in excess of £10 for simpy giving it and that doesnt include the actual cost of the vaccine as its supplied to them free. Rant over


Edited by: "Mildoo" 4th Dec 2010

jemilyboo

Instead of them poisoning you, poison yourself and pay for the privilege … Instead of them poisoning you, poison yourself and pay for the privilege of doing it. Madness....

I've read some tripe in my time but that is up there with some of the worst!

IF - Big if here. I were to consider having a flu jab here are my options.

Phone surgery, make appt. Wait 2-3 days for said appt. Trundle off to surgery. Sit for half hour with germs from others surrounding me, have the jab and then come home.

OR out shopping, see the offer. Pay up get jab and 2 mins later in my car and on way.


Hmm. Difficult choice - I don't think.

AND I keep all the do-gooders that rant about saving the NHS funds (Which I had stolen from me over the years by the Government for a service that I very rarely use, and which is freely given to freeloading foreigners who have contributed nothing) happy.

Good result all round.
Edited by: "rizla01" 4th Dec 2010

syme

Vaccination theory differs from the reality of the risks. In terms of … Vaccination theory differs from the reality of the risks. In terms of risk management I did that as part of one of my degree's in NHS/Training hospitals. I am advocating a judicious approach to the risks, so I have done my resarch have you?



If that was the case, then you've got a funny way of dealing with it!

Hmm this is going to (already has) raise some eyebrows and provoke some debate on here!

syme

Vaccination theory differs from the reality of the risks. In terms of … Vaccination theory differs from the reality of the risks. In terms of risk management I did that as part of one of my degree's in NHS/Training hospitals. I am advocating a judicious approach to the risks, so I have done my resarch have you?



Fuzzy Trace Theory in terms of risk management coming into play then?

jaybear88

Fuzzy Trace Theory in terms of risk management coming into play then?



Fuzzy FELT maybe! ;-)

WaxMechaniK

Hmm this is going to (already has) raise some eyebrows and provoke some … Hmm this is going to (already has) raise some eyebrows and provoke some debate on here!



That would be true however "Debate" would imply someone having raised valid argument on both sides of an issue, there appears to be a lot of conspiracy theory vague waffle and little more!

The government has millions of swine flu jabs it couldn't con you all into taking for a disease that didn't actually pose any risk. But they really want you to take them.
Guess where they've combined them?
That's right, with the seasonal flu jab.
I wouldn't go near one of those under any circumstance.

This thread is certainly generating some heat of its own, its just not being counting in the actual deal!

If you need one, you are entitled to a free one from the NHS. Better idea - Give your £5 to charity!

Injected with a poison!!! Good luck to anybody who has had this, you must have a death wish!!
Edited by: "Gball" 4th Dec 2010

jaybear88

What do you think vaccinations are?! Yes you are being injected with the … What do you think vaccinations are?! Yes you are being injected with the infection but it is either a very weak strain or inactive. It works. Fact. Look up Edward Jenner and learn or go back to your horse and cart.



Teaching your mother to suck eggs sweetie. I don't 'think' vaccinations are anything, I know exactly how they work. They have certainly rendered my thyroid gland inactive. Medical opinion (consultant level), pharmaceutical researchers and own research.....Fact.
Also why are you so angry and is there a need for the insult? Jenner died in 1823...do you see the irony of your horse and cart comment?

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tpol

His point being if you can comfortably afford the £5 and save the NHS … His point being if you can comfortably afford the £5 and save the NHS potentially a lot more than do the right thing, especially at this austere time.


Exactly! Thank you.

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rizla01

IF - Big if here. I were to consider having a flu jab here are my … IF - Big if here. I were to consider having a flu jab here are my options.Phone surgery, make appt. Wait 2-3 days for said appt. Trundle off to surgery. Sit for half hour with germs from others surrounding me, have the jab and then come home.OR out shopping, see the offer. Pay up get jab and 2 mins later in my car and on way.Hmm. Difficult choice - I don't think.AND I keep all the do-gooders that rant about saving the NHS funds (Which I had stolen from me over the years by the Government for a service that I very rarely use, and which is freely given to freeloading foreigners who have contributed nothing) happy.Good result all round.


you come across as a very bitter fickle old man!

jemilyboo

Teaching your mother to suck eggs sweetie. I don't 'think' vaccinations … Teaching your mother to suck eggs sweetie. I don't 'think' vaccinations are anything, I know exactly how they work. They have certainly rendered my thyroid gland inactive. Medical opinion (consultant level), pharmaceutical researchers and own research.....Fact. Also why are you so angry and is there a need for the insult? Jenner died in 1823...do you see the irony of your horse and cart comment?



The "horse and cart" comment was meant to refer you back to the level humanity was at prior to the 19th century and were we would still be if we rejected all this "witchcraft". Nice to see you did look up Jenner and learnt something though Just angry as people who shy away from advancements and subscribe to conspiracy theories don’t just get in the way, but cost lives.

It sounds like you have had the rough end of the deal in terms of vaccinations in the past and this may have resulted in a slightly biased opinion. If the costs outweighed the gains then it wouldn't be encouraged.

However, if you aren't entitled to a free jab, then you probably don’t need one. If you're vulnerable, the flu can be fatal, if you are not, it's an inconvenience and the biggest threat you will have is more likely the jab itself.

jocksteeluk

I'd agree but not if their GP's have run out of them, my GP's surgery has … I'd agree but not if their GP's have run out of them, my GP's surgery has run out.



Check tescos here they have loads of stock.

Who gives you the jab? The woman at the checkout?
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