If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to contact the surgery on 01392 211266 (option 1 for appointments) and arrange a telephone consultation with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements.
Please allow at least 8 weeks before you travel - At your first appointment the nurse will discuss your travel plans over the telephone including which countries and areas you are visiting to determine and what vaccinations are required.
The practice nurse will then arrange subsequent appointments as required to actually receive any necessary vaccinations that are available under the NHS.
Below is an example of the timescales required for appointments
You are planning to travel w/c 31st August.
You should contact the practice w/c 6th July
Your telephone appointment with the practice nurse should be approx. w/c 27th July/ w/c 3rd August
Your appointment to receive any NHS vaccinations you may need should be w/c 17th August or before.
*Please note dates above are only being used as example dates.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
You may also require vaccines that the surgery is unable to administer.
Alternative providers of travel advice and vaccines nearest to the surgery is http://www.travelhealthconsultancy.co.uk/