Travel Clinic

The following Vaccines are the ONLY ones Available on the NHS:

Hep A, Typhoid, Tetanus/Diphtheria/polio (combined)

Following vaccines are NO LONGER AVAILABLE ON THE NHS and must be obtained at a Private Travel Clinic or Pharmacy:

Hep B, Cholera,  Japanese Encephalitis, Meningitis, Rabies and Tickbourne Encephalitis

As of 01/11/17 Anti- Malarial Tablets are no longer available on the NHS.

They are only available from some Pharmacies or issued on a Private Prescription from the Surgery (this includes Children)

You need to give a minimum of 4 weeks’ notice prior to Travel.

If NOT you will be instructed by our Reception Team to attend a Pharmacy or Private Travel Clinic.

Travel Risk Assessment Form

To book for a Travel Consultation:

1.      Please complete the Travel Proforma on line or collect the form at Reception.

2.      Once the Travel Proforma is completed please email or hand in at Reception.

3.      You can book an appointment with the Nurse when you hand in the form.

The Doctors will NOT see any patients for Travel advice or Prescriptions

Please Note: You can only book an appointment once the form has been completed and received by the Practice.

We are a registered Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre for any patients, whether registered here or not. There is a charge for this vaccination.

You can also visit www.masta.org or www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk to find useful information before you visit the clinic.

Remember that if you are travelling to Europe you will need a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) to enable you to obtain medical treatment. This replaced the old E111 and will cover you for all EU countries plus Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Norway and Iceland.

Visit your local post office or benefits office to pick up an application form for one of these.

 

 There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below

 Europe & Russia  North America
 Central America  South America
 Carribean  Africa
 Middle East  Central Asia
 East Asia  Australasia and Pacific

It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as a second appointment will be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations. These vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.

Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.