Travel Advice, Holiday Vaccinations and Anti-Malarial Medication
Unfortunately we are no longer able to provide a comprehensive travel service. This is a non-NHS service and due to demands on our Practice nurses we are unable to continue to provide this. We will continue to provide the following travel vaccinations which are available on the NHS for registered patients:
|Tetanus, Diphtheria and Polio booster – protects patients for 10 years
|Hepatitis A – protects patients for 25 years (after two doses)
|Typhoid – protects patients for 3 years
It is important when travelling abroad that you have the appropriate travel advice, vaccinations and anti-malarial medication. Please contact one of the following services to arrange this: (please note there will be a charge for this service and the charges do vary).
If you require a computer print of your vaccination history to take with you to one of the following services, please contact reception to arrange this.
Please remember to book in advance of your travel date for your vaccinations.
Mowbray Square Medical Centre,
0330 100 4156
Further sources of information and travel advice can be found at:
- Fit for Travel: www.fitfortravel.scot.nhs.uk
- World Health Organisation: www.who.int/ith/en/
- Travel Health Pro: www.travelhealthpro.org.uk www.travelvaccinewise.co.uk
Further Information NHS Choices provides health advice for travellers, including:
How to obtain a European Health Insurance Card How to get medical treatment abroad and information on staying healthy while away Visit www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Travel-immunisation/Pages/Introduction.aspx
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe the EU has published useful information for travellers on the European website.