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Travel Vaccination

Practice Nurses carry out travel vaccination at the surgery(except yellow Fever vaccination).

To arrange to be vaccinated for travel

  • Make an appointment with the surgery nurse at least 6 weeks prior to travel
  • Please complete our Travel Questionnaire and return it to the surgery at least one week prior to your nurses appointment
  • The nurses will research your destination, she will contact you(if required) and issue a prescription for the required vaccinations.
  • You will need to collect the prescription before your appointment and get this change at your local pharmacy
  • Bring the vaccines to your nurses appointment.

*****Please ensure your contact details are up to date*****

Please note that the surgery charges a £10 admin fee for travel vaccinations and some non NHS vaccines will be at a charge for administering.

The see below for more information regarding fees.

The following travel vaccinations are free to patients:

 

Diphtheria/Tetanus

Hepatitis A

Polio

Tetanus

Typhoid

 

The following travel vaccinations are chargeable to patients:

 

Like any other professional, your Doctor is entitled to charge a fee for work that does not fall under the umbrella of the NHS. This includes provision of the following travel health vaccines and paperwork:

 

You will be given a Private Prescription (£10) for the following vaccines if required

 

Consultation Appointment – Admin Fee £10.00

 

Vaccines, price per dose

Number of doses required

Cost per

dose

£

Total

cost

£

Minimum time before travel for completed course

Cholera (full course)

Two

10.00

20.00

2 weeks

Encephalitis, Japanese

Three

10.00

30.00

6 weeks

Encephalitis, tick borne

Three

10.00

30.00

4 weeks

Hepatitis B

Three

10.00

30.00

6 weeks

Hepatitis B, junior

Three

10.00

30.00

8 weeks

Influenza (for travel)

One

10.00

10.00

Nil

Meningitis ACWY

One

10.00

10.00

2 weeks

Rabies, pre-exposure only

Three

10.00

30.00

4 weeks

Malaria Tablets

Private Prescription

Yellow Fever

If required, You must attend Yellow Fever Centre

(see Travel Questionaire for details)

 

Please note:

  • It is your responsibility to ensure that you have the recommended vaccine
  • Please take into account that only two vaccinations are recommended at any one time

 

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