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This page contains answers to common questions about rheumatic conditions and treatment. If you need further assistance please phone our advice line on 01473 703315. As there are a large number of questions on this page you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Rheumatology FAQs

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Should I have the flu and/or pneumonia vaccinations?

The flu vaccination is inactivated and therefore safe and we recommend that you receive this every year. Likewise, the pneumonia vaccine is recommended for all patients with rheumatological conditions.