If you are travelling abroad and think you may need some vaccinations the link below will help you to answer your questions:
If you do need vaccinations, any that are available on the NHS can be given here at the practice. Just book an appointment with one of our practice nurses.
For any that are not available on the NHS you will have to go to a travel clinic or ask at your local pharmacy.
If you require a prescription for vaccinations this will be ready to collect 2 working days following your appointment.
It is always a wise precaution to pack some essential items in case of illness on holiday. Do choose medicines according to your needs and the country you are intending to visit. lf you take prescription medicines regularly remember to pack them too.
You may want to consider packing the following:
- Paracetamol Travel Sickness tablets Plasters and a small crepe bandage
- Rehydration solutions such as Dioralyte, Anti-diarrhoeal e.g. lmodium
- High factor sunscreen
- Anti-material tablets, Water purification tablets, Insect repellent
- Condoms / other contraceptives
- Sunhats for yourself and children
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