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Swine flu centre closes due to lack of demand

PUBLISHED: 16:27 29 July 2009 | UPDATED: 15:48 16 August 2010

ONE of the two centres opened to help with the swine flu pandemic has closed due to not enough demand. Two swine flu centres had opened to hand out

ONE of the two centres opened to help with the swine flu pandemic has closed due to not enough demand.

Two swine flu centres had opened to hand out Tamiflu to Bromley residents, one based at Beckenham Clinic from 8am to 6pm and the other at Bromley North Clinic in Babbacombe Road giving seven day cover from 9am to 9pm.

But after just 200 doses of Tamiflu were handed out last weekend, health bosses have decided that the level of demand does not justify the use of two centres.

The Beckenham Clinic has now closed with the Bromley clinic remaining open but Bromley Primary Care Trust has insisted that if demand rose, more centres would open.

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