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Tonbridge Medical Centre - declining vaccinations

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Pr1mr0se Thu 09-Jun-16 14:22:35

Anyone on here local and declined vaccinations. What was the surgery's response. Seen all sort of scare stories on here of social services etc. Any experiences?

SideOfFoot Thu 09-Jun-16 18:48:21

Not local but I have declined vaccinations. I tell them that it is not mandatory to be vaccinated and then do not discuss it further with anyone medical. I wasn't threatened with social services.

Good luck and don't be forced into anything you don't want. Vaccination is a complex issue and much more than sticking a needle into someone and them being protected for life.

eatyourveg Wed 15-Jun-16 08:51:37

I am local - TMC is my surgery. I declined a vaccination for ds3 but it was around 15 years ago - they were fine with it. Got an invitation 6 months and a year later but nothing after that. Are you declining everything or just one in particular? I made an appt with one of the GPs to talk about it at the time - I would suggest you do the same.

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