Travel Vaccinations

Patients who are planning to travel overseas, whether on business or pleasure are requested to visit the following website for up to date information on your destination and general travel advice, please click on the following link  Travel Health Pro  

We ask you to look specifically at the following pages on the Travel Health Pro website:

Country Information

Travellers Diarrhoea Advice

Food and Water Hygiene Advice

Rabies Risk Advice

Insect and Tick Bite Risk and Avoidance Advice

Mumps, Measles and Rubella Risk Advice - please also read Public Health England leaflet MMR For All which will answer all questions to protect you against all 3 of these diseases.

Having read the information on the Travel Health Pro website, if you believe you need further advice, please print and complete the travel questionnaire below as soon as possible to ensure there is enough time to complete any vaccination course required before you travel. We advise you search online for a local private travel clinic if you are travelling within the next 6 weeks. Please return any completed questionnaires to the surgery.

By completing this questionnaire you are confirming you have read all the required documentation for your travel destination:

Travel Questionnaire

There is a charge for some travel vaccinations and prescriptions not provided under the NHS. A list of these charges are below: 

Vaccination

Available on the NHS?

Cost?

Combined Tetanus/Diphtheria/ Polio

 

Yes

No charge

 

Hepatitis A

Yes

No charge

Combined Hepatitis A & B

Yes

No charge

Tuberculosis - Referral will be made if necessary following your travel consultation

Yes

No charge

Typhoid

Yes

No charge

Hepatitis B

No

£120 per course of 3 vaccinations *

Rabies

No

£175 per course of 3 vaccinations

Meningitis ACWY

No

£ 60 per course of 1 vaccination

Anti-malaria tablets

No

Can depend on the pharmacy

* Please note that if you need an accelerated course of 4 Hepatitis B vaccines the charge will be £160 per course of 4 vaccinations (or £40 per booster dose).

We advise you search online for a local private travel clinic if you are travelling within the next 6 weeks or require vaccinations we are unable to provide such as Yellow Fever or Japanese Encephalitis or anti-malaria tablets.

Travelling abroad with any prescribed medications.

If you are taking any medication abroad (this includes medication given for flight phobic travellers) please check the country's regulations - click the link below:

Travelling with medication

If the regulations state you need a letter from the doctor, please write to us informing what medication you are taking, where you are going and the date of travel. There will be a charge for this letter and it may take up to 4 to 6 weeks to process.


 

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