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Our travel clinic is only available to patients registered at the practice. It is important that you contact us as early as possible, because some vaccinations require more than one injection and require time to become effective.
If you require advice about what vaccinations you might need then click on the links below or alternatively call reception on 01903 708910 to check when you last had a Hepatitis A, Typhoid or Diptheria, Polio and Tetanus (Revaxis). You can also use the www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk website which provides you with the information you need to determine what vaccinations you require and if malaria medication is indicated.
If you require any of the above vaccinations (Hepatitis A, Typhoid or Revaxis), you can book an appointment at the practice These vaccinations are provided on the NHS.
If you require any travel information or vaccinations please contact a travel clinic. If they recommend that you need any vaccinations provided by the NHS then these can be done by one of our practice nurses. Please be aware that the receptionists will not be able to book you an appointment with the practice nurse unless you have been seen by the travel clinic.
The NHS accepts responsibility for supplying ongoing medication for temporary periods abroad of up to three months. If a person is going to be abroad for more than three months then all that the patient is entitled to at NHS expense is a sufficient supply of his/her regular medication to get to the destination and find an alternative supply of that medication.
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 (this is a large document and may take a minute or two to view)
Flu is an infectious illness which can spread rapidly; symptoms usually include fever, chills, headaches, aching muscles, cough and sore throat.
Anyone can get flu but it can be more serious for people aged 65 and over and for those with certain medical conditions.
Please remember the flu jab is not a live vaccine and CANNOT give you flu. If you had the jab last year, you need to have it again this year.
If you are aged 65 years and over before 31st March or in one of the listed at risk groups it is recommended that you have a flu jab. You could be at risk if you suffer from any of the following conditions:
Are those who are the main carer for an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if the carer falls ill. Note that you must be a registered carer with the practice for us to be able to vaccinate you
Please let us know if you plan to have your flu immunisation privately, if you will be abroad during the winter months or if there is any other reason why you will not be responding to your invitation.
Following a positive pregnancy test, it is important that you are booked to receive antenatal care early in your pregnancy to allow screening tests to be undertaken, many of which need to be undertaken before you are 13 weeks pregnant.
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