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    Travel Health & Immunisations

    Going Travelling?  Not sure what vaccines you need?  Not sure if your already covered?

    We offer a full range of travel vaccinations including Yellow Fever.

    Some travel vaccinations are not available on the NHS and we make a charge for obtaining and administering the injections. For advice and up to date information concerning what vaccination is required for which country please ask to speak to Travel Specialist Nurse.

    Our travel vaccination service is also available to people who are not registered at the Surgery.

    Booking your Appointment with the Nurse

    • Travel Risk Assessment:
      If you're planning a trip abroad please download a copy of our Travel Risk Assessment form and return it to your usual surgery.
    • Invoice:
      Based on the vaccinations that the nurse recommends for you, we will issue an invoice for any that are not available on the NHS. Please note this will need to be paid before we can administer the vaccinations. Our Travel Vaccinations current price list is available below.
    • Allow Plenty of Time:
      Please try to arrange your first consultation at least 6 weeks before you travel to allow time for all of the necessary vaccinations. If your plans are more urgent, please contact our reception team for advice.

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    Holiday Health

    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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    Mosquito Bite Avoidance for Travellers

    In many tropical countries, mosquitoes can spread diseases such as dengue, chikungunya, West Nile, malaria, yellow fever and Zika. Here are five simple rules you should follow to reduce your risk of infections spread by mosquitoes.

    Download this Information Leaflet for further Information.

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    Travel Vaccination Charges

    Travel Vaccinations
      Registered Patients Patients not registered with the practice
    Hepatitis B (3 injections requires) £120.00 £140.00
    Hepatitis B booster £38.00 £58.00
    Meningitis ACWY £60.00 £80.00
    Yellow Fever £58.50 £78.50
    Yellow Fever - Replacement certificate £10.00 £20.00
    Rabies (3 injections required. Inc. booster) £181.00 £201.00
    Japanese B Encephalitis (2 injections) £190.00 £210.00
    Tick Borne Encephalitis (3 injections required) £135.00 £155.00
    Tick Borne Encephalitis booster Adult £40.00 £60.00
    Tick Borne Encephalitis booster Child £35.00 £55.00
    Typhoid Free £30.00
    Hepatitis A (2 injections required) Free £40.00
    Diphtheria/Tetanus/Polio Free £25.00
    Combined Hep A & Typhoid Free £75.00
    Chicken Pox (Varicella) (2 injections) £100.00 £120.00