Patients who are planning to travel overseas, whether on business or pleasure are requested to visit the following website for up to date information on your destination and general travel advice, please click on the following link Travel Health Pro
We ask you to look specifically at the following pages on the Travel Health Pro website:
Travellers Diarrhoea Advice
Food and Water Hygiene Advice
Rabies Risk Advice
Insect and Tick Bite Risk and Avoidance Advice
Mumps, Measles and Rubella Risk Advice - please also read Public Health England leaflet MMR For All which will answer all questions to protect you against all 3 of these diseases.
Having read the information on Travel Health Pro website and believe you need further advice, please print and complete the travel questionnaire below as soon as possible to ensure there is enough time to complete any vaccination course required before you travel and return to the surgery.
Travel Questionnaire by completing this questionnaire you are confirming you have read all the required documentation for your travel destination.
There is a charge for some travel vaccinations and prescriptions not provided under the NHS; a list of these charges are below:
Available on the NHS?
Combined Tetanus/Diphtheria/ Polio
Combined Hepatitis A & B
Tuberculosis - Referral would be made if necessary following your travel consultation
We advise you search online for a local private travel clinic if you are travelling within the next 2 weeks, require vaccinations we are unable to provide such as Yellow Fever or Japanese Encephalitis or anti-malaria tablets.
Travelling abroad with any prescribed medications.
Please click on the link below if you are taking any medication aboard (this includes medication given for flight phobic travellers) to check the country's regulations.
If it states you need a letter from the doctor, please write to us informing what medication you are taking and where you are going and the date of travel. There will be a charge for this letter and it may take up to 4 to 6 weeks to process.
Travelling with medication