When travelling please allow as much time as possible to arrange your travel appointment, with the Practice at least 6 weeks or more. This will ensure that you are more likely to be fully vaccinated before you depart to your destination.
People going abroad or taking holidays need to protect themselves from various contagious diseases prevailing in the particular countries. For information or details please book an appointment with the Nurse or the Doctor.
Please note only the undernoted vaccines are available on NHS Prescriptions:-
- Hepatitis A
Advice on Malaria will be given.
Please download and print our information about Mosquito Advice.
Immunisation against infectious Hepatitis (Hepatitis A) is available free of charge on the NHS in connection with travel abroad. However Hepatitis B is not routinely available free of charge and therefore you may be charged for this vaccination when requested in connection with travel abroad
If you are unable to wait for our next available travel advice appointment, as advised by the reception staff, then you can attend any Private Travel Clinic (you can obtain these numbers in the Yellow Pages see link below i.e. type in “travel clinic” then “your area”, to display a list of clinics) charges will apply at these clinics.
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Department of Health Advice on Travel Related Deep Vein Thrombosis
Lonely Planet’s website
International Society of Travel Medicine
Health Advice for the Diabetic
Fit for Travel – an NHS site written at the Scottish Centre for Infection and Environmental Health
Medical Advice Services for Travelers Abroad
UK travel health – site developed by a nurse
Centre for Disease Control – in Atlanta