Wandsworth mums-to-be have one of the highest rates of flu vaccinations in London

Wandsworth Guardian: Zoe Marezana, community midwife, and Maria Brown, lead matron of maternity at St George’s Hospital Zoe Marezana, community midwife, and Maria Brown, lead matron of maternity at St George’s Hospital

Pregnant women in Wandsworth have one of the highest rates of flu vaccinations in London.

Staff at St George’s Hospital, in Tooting, are pleased after a new report revealed Wandsworth’s mums-to-be are have been heeding their advice.

The NHS Commissioning Board report shows uptake in the borough is currently more than 7 per cent higher than the national average.

Lead midwife and matron, Maria Brown, said: "We have worked hard to take away any worries women have about the flu jab and to talk them through the benefits."

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12:15pm Thu 13 Mar 14

buggsie says...

Probably because we have the biggest birth rate in London. Time to stop child benefits - which were started after WW2 to increase the population - hardly needs increasing now.
Probably because we have the biggest birth rate in London. Time to stop child benefits - which were started after WW2 to increase the population - hardly needs increasing now. buggsie
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