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  1. Seems more than likely a 'mild' egg allergy then,...

    Seems more than likely a 'mild' egg allergy then, and that you should be asking for egg-free vaccinations.

    Intresting aside,
    I've not looked into the new Covid vaccinations, I suspect that the...
  2. Have you been tested for an egg allergy? It's...

    Have you been tested for an egg allergy?

    It's a know issue with the flu jab, and other 'egg grown' vaccines.

    Some of the flu vaccines contain more egg proteins (Ovalbumin) than others, which...
  3. Well I finally got a flu jab appointment for a...

    Well I finally got a flu jab appointment for a week on Thursday, individual timed appointment not a mass clinic.

    I got a letter this morning from the NHS (looks like a mass letter because of...
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    Watching 'Hancocks half-hour' (well 10 minutes)...

    Watching 'Hancocks half-hour' (well 10 minutes) on BBC Breakfast earlier it seems that they are still banking on the Oxford/AstraZenica vaccination that doesn't need such cold storage temperatures so...
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    You have to remember that nobody knows the...

    You have to remember that nobody knows the absolute answers to these questions yet.

    Anything you see, even on TV news, even from the government or doctors, is just speculation at the moment.

    We...
  6. TBH with everybody staying at home, and wearing a...

    TBH with everybody staying at home, and wearing a mask when you do go out, then I guess the chances of catching flu this year are much reduced anyway.
  7. It's only going to get busier for the GP/surgery...

    It's only going to get busier for the GP/surgery nurses.

    Extra flu jabs for them to do now that the government want them for all over 50's, and the prospect of Covid jabs on the horizon.

    The...
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    It's all unknowns as yet, so of course there is a...

    It's all unknowns as yet, so of course there is a lot of speculation and misinformation out there as usual.
    The press/media have to talk about something even when they don't know anything.

    No...
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    The 3 phases of required testing for a new...

    The 3 phases of required testing for a new drug/treatment to get approval are still in place as normal. (Although they might be shortcutting a few timescales).

    A 4th phase trial is not a...
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    Covid vaccination.

    We've all see the big headlines for the last couple of days shouting about a new Covid vaccination.

    The government have announced that the NHS are ready to start administering the first doses...
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    All councils are different. But TBH if you...

    All councils are different.

    But TBH if you requst assistance you will usually get it with no checks.

    If you can show PIP (or ESA) then that's all the evidence they need.

    Most bin-men (sorry...
  12. Thread: CripTales.

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    CripTales.

    Don't know if people know about these.

    Currently being shown on BBC 4 and iPlayer.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000p35p

    I particularly like 'The Real Deal' about PIP assessments.
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    I just fell across this rant again when looking...

    I just fell across this rant again when looking for something else.


    And look what happened a couple of months later.

    At least the 'You must all get together' ads and gossip news items should...
  14. I have been seeing reports in the press and...

    I have been seeing reports in the press and eslewhere that there is indeed a shortage of the 'under 65s' flu vaccine this year.

    And many are repeating the line that it's because of a surge in...
  15. Thread: Too close.

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    Too close.

    In (socially distanced) disscussion in the pub we've come up with a new social distancing measure.

    Most peoples arm reach is about 750 millimeters - So if I can thump you in the nose it's your...
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    There is (or was before covid) serious talk about...

    There is (or was before covid) serious talk about bringing them back 'in house' to the DWP.

    Fair enough people don't trust the DWP; but does anyone trust the assessment companys anyway?
    So take...
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    The main problem with F2Fs, and assessments in...

    The main problem with F2Fs, and assessments in general, is paying private companys to do them.

    They get paid per assessment so of course they are going to do as many as they can get paid for -...
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    They are not going to see my neurological or...

    They are not going to see my neurological or cardiac conditions over a video (unless I throw an eppy or have a cardiac arrest during the video call), at a F2F they can at least feel my (very...
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    Could you tell us what this 'well trusted sute'...

    Could you tell us what this 'well trusted sute' is, is it B&W ?

    B&W posted this 3 days ago:
    https://www.benefitsandwork.co.uk/news/4282-pip-and-esa-video-assessment-trials-have-started

    As...
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    If you don't have the equipment then obviously...

    If you don't have the equipment then obviously you couldn't have a video assessment.

    I believe the video trial is for PIP assessments and not for WCAs.
    In the end a video call is just a glorified...
  21. I'm not particularly in any rush. Like many I...

    I'm not particularly in any rush.

    Like many I hardly left the house even before Covid lockdown, and now wear a mask when I do.

    I was just wondering about the U-65 vaccine supply situation and...
  22. I'm not particularly in any rush. Like many I...

    I'm not particularly in any rush.

    Like many I hardly left the house even before Covid lockdown, and now wear a mask when I do.

    I was just wondering about the U-65 vaccine supply situation and...
  23. Had a text from the GP surgery today. "Due to...

    Had a text from the GP surgery today.

    "Due to unprecedented times and the demands on the flu vaccine this year we are sorry but we are cancelling the walk in flu clinic on 16th October".
    That's...
  24. [QUOTE=sea queen;172848]I never could understand...

    [QUOTE=sea queen;172848]I never could understand why some members didn't seem to take to flymo, he certainly did help many..
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    It's one of those things.

    People want simple answers but...
  25. Still with us, but not well according to some...

    Still with us, but not well according to some faceache posts he's made in the last couple of weeks. (The first he's made since February).
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