Travel Vaccination

Practice Nurses carry out travel vaccination at the surgery(except yellow Fever vaccination and vaccines that are charged).

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 Questionnaireand 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.

 

The following travel vaccinations are free to patients:

Diphtheria/Tetanus

Hepatitis A

Polio

Tetanus

Typhoid

 

The following travel vaccinations are chargeable to patients

 

If required, you must attend the travel vaccination clinic (see Travel Vaccine Questionnaire)

 

(please note the below prices are only used as a guide – prices may vary)

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 Vaccine Questionnaire)

 

 

Please note:

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

 

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