Travel information for those travelling abroad
The travel service, run by the practice nurses, at the surgery suit the majority of our patients. But for a few patients, going to very exotic locations, we may need to advice you to go elsewhere for a small number of specialist travel vaccinations.
To get the maximum benefit from the service we ask you to book in good time before you travel. It is also a good idea to check out the information on the Fit for travel website before you book your appointment.
- General advice - as well as verbal advice, our nurses will also offer you a very helpful information sheet
- The commonly needed vaccinations such as:
- Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio (DTP)
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Typhoid Fever
- Malaria prophylaxis
Please note that the DTP vaccination is free, but that there is a fee payable for the other immunisations.
For more unusual vaccinations, such as to:
- Yellow Fever
- Tick-Borne Encephalitis
- Japanese Encephalitis
You will need to visit a specialist travel clinic, such as:
Certain vaccinations can also be given at places such as at Boots or Superdrug. You should ask them directly what they have on offer.