Thursday 6th December 1990   Morning surgery  10.50 

“Are you aware that 250,000 people died in the United Kingdom in the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic, Mrs Highly?”
“I am not having the flu jab, Dr Dennis.”
“They also estimate that influenza causes over 10,000 extra deaths every year.”
“I am not having the flu jab, Dr Dennis.”
“Patients like you with chronic heart disease are over 10 times as likely to die from the flu, Mrs Highly.”
“I am not having the flu jab, Dr Dennis.”
“The vaccine reduces your chance of catching flu by about 70%.”
“I am not having the flu jab, Dr Dennis.”

I’m not having the flu jab, Dr Dennis.