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Travel Vaccinations

If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you must complete a travel questionnaire. These are available at the surgery reception or by clicking the link below.

Travel Questionnaire

Please return the questionnaire to the surgery. The form asks which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.

The forms will be assessed and the surgery will contact you to make a nurses appointment to receive the vaccinations. Please do not make any appointments until contacted.

Time Limits

It is important that you return the questionnaire as early as possible – at least 6 weeks before you travel. An appointment will then be required with the practice nurse who will give the vaccinations. These vaccines may have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. Your vaccination appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.

The number of appointments for travel vaccines is limited.

Where there is insufficient time i.e. your intended travel date is less than 6 weeks away or there are no more appointments available, we recommend that you contact a travel clinic, details can be found on the web.

Information and Advice

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

Europe & Russia

North America

Central America

South America

Caribbean

Africa

Middle East

Central Asia

East Asia

Australasia and Pacific

 

Travelling in Europe

If you are travelling to Europe the EU has published information for travellers on the European website.

The Vaccines

The following travel vaccinations are usually available free on the NHS:
     Combined booster (diphtheria, polio, tetanus)
     Typhoid
     Hepatitis A
     Cholera

 

All other travel vaccines are not included in the services provided by the NHS and may be chargeable. This surgery does not give them. Once again we recommend that you contact a travel clinic.

Further information can be found at NHS Choices.

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