Travel Health & Immunisations

We pleased to offer our registered patients a travel health service.

Our nurse uses up-to-date information to advise you on your health needs related to destinations around the world. They can administer most vaccinations and provide prescriptions for treatments where needed.

May we take this opportunity to wish you a pleasant trip!


Booking your Appointment with the Nurse

  • Travel Risk Assessment:
    If you're planning a trip abroad please complete our Travel Risk Assessment form with details of your proposed journey. Alternatively, you can call the the surgery telling us when and where you will be travelling. The Reception staff will pass this information on to the nurses who will then check to see what you need before you travel.
  • Travel Appointment:
    Once you have submitted your form please contact the surgery a week later and arrange an appointment with the nurses. 
  • Please Allow Plenty of Time:
    Patients are advised to allow plenty of time for vaccinations (at least two or three months) especially if traveling to an out-of-the-way place where they'll be living or working among local people. Some courses of vaccine such as rabies or Hepatitis B need to be given over several weeks.

Information about Countries & Vaccinations Required:

 

Further information about countries and vaccinations
required can be found on the Fit for Travel website.

Travelling in Europe:

Travelling in Europe is the European Union’s official website for people travelling in the 27 countries of the EU. Whether you are on holiday or on business, you will find practical advice and helpful tips on a wealth of subjects, from what documents you need, to getting healthcare and using your mobile phone.

Travel Vaccination Charges:

We offer the travel health service free of charge, but unfortunately the NHS does not cover the cost of all the treatments you may need. Therefore, for some services you may need to pay.

A list of these charges is held at reception.