If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel, you are required to complete a Travel Risk Assessment Form which can be obtained from the surgery reception and must be returned at least six weeks before travel, with a nominal payment. This form will include which countries, and specific areas within, that you are visiting to determine which vaccinations may be required. Thereafter, with consideration to your travel date, you will receive a telephone call from the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements.
Anti-malarial services are provided by your local pharmacist.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below.
It is important to make return your Travel Assessment Form as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as an appointment will be required with the practice nurse, post telephone advice provided, to administer the vaccinations. These vaccines will require specific order as they are not a stock vaccine. Your vaccination appointment requires to be completed at least 2 weeks before you travel.
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe a very useful booklet has been published with advice and guidance to help you get the most out of your holiday. To visit please click:- http://ec.europa.eu/publications/booklets/eu_glance/86/en.pdf