What we can provide:
Our treatment room nurses can provide general travel advice, according to practice protocols, on your itinerary.
There are also plenty of good sources of information available on the internet and we would recommend the following.
Prior to travelling abroad, please try and see the nurse approximately 6 weeks beforehand. This allows time for immunisations to be given.
Some vaccinations are free of charge others will require a visit to a private clinic
- Hepatitis A
- Typhoid - All are free
If needed this will incur an HNS prescription charge
All available if needed, from private travel clinics. The nurse will advise if necessary for your trip
- Tick Encephalitis
- Rabies -Will issue a private prescription.
- Japanese Encephalitis
- Meningitis ACWY
- Yellow Fever
Useful vaccination web links
The Nurse can advise on which of the anti-malarials are appropriate for your destination and where to purchase them
Some patients who feel they are at a particular high risk form travelling may wish to discuss their travel arrangements with their G.P. However, our nurses are capable at answering most questions and will call upon the G.P’s advice if they feel the question lies outside their expertise.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below:
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe the EU has published useful information for travellers on the European website.
Please bring any vaccination records you may have to your appointment.
If you are newly registered it may be sensible to contact your old surgery for a copy of your vaccination history