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MAGAZINES -  We are short of magazines for the waiting room - if you have anything appropriate that you could pass on please bring them in!

WE ARE CLOSED FOR TRAINING - WEDNESDAY 14th February from 12.30 until 5pm.  Sorry for any inconvenience caused.  

OUT OF HOURS - CALL 111 if you need medical advice or assistance anytime the practice is closed. All calls are free to this number.  CALL 999 immediately if the problem may be life threatening at anytime.

Travel Vaccines Available

TRAVEL VACCINES WE CAN PROVIDE

Diptheria

Combined Vaccine

Free

Tetanus

Polio

MMR

Free

Hepatitis A

Free

Typhoid

Free

 

 

Hepatitis B

£25.50 each

course of 3 – 4 vaccines dependent on time available before departure 

Meningitis ACWY*

polysaccharide

£40.50

not suitable for children under 5 years

conjugate

£60.50

Rabies*

£150.50

course of 3 vaccines over 28 days

 

*These have to be paid for in reception prior to ordering from our supplier, either cash or Card.

We suggest you visit the surgery and complete a holiday form as soon as you know you want to travel. Most vaccines need to be administered a minimum of 3 weeks prior to travel to build up your immunity. Some vaccines need to be given as a course over a period of time. If you are planning a long trip with many exciting destinations then the more forward planning the better. If you have a record of previous immunisations please bring it with you. If you were born overseas, have no record of previous immunisations, or missed out on childhood immunisations, then you could need more vaccines than you think to ensure that you are covered.

We recommend the following websites to read about diseases, vaccines and non-vaccine treatable   diseases.

·          www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk

·          www.fco.gov.uk/travel

·          www.malariahotspots.co.uk

·          www.nathnac.org/travel/

We also offer malaria prophylaxis advice, but we need a full itinerary to give accurate advice. Many exotic destinations require malaria tablets that need a private script: charge per person - £5. Some chemists also provide this service.



 
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