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Travel Vaccinations

The surgery can offer advice and vaccines required under the NHS for travel abroad.   Please note we need a minimum of 6weeks notice prior to travel.

UPDATE - there is some vaccine shortage accross Greater Gasgow for some travel immunisations.  Please DO NOT call the surgery for an alternative if a chemist has no supply patients are required to SOURCE another chemist or try again in a few days/weeks time

If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to first collect a travel form at reception, complete and leave for the nurse to arrange prescriptions and travel information.  Once this is ready make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that 

We can only offer vaccines available on the NHS all private vaccines will require to be sourced outwith at travel clinic

Malaria Prophylaxis

This is not provided on the NHS. Some of the medicines can be purchased from the pharmacist without a prescription; others require a private prescription which costs £15.00 with the pharmacy then charging the patient per tablet required.

 

 

BEWARE: vaccinations should be kept in your fridge at home between 2° and 8°until required, if this is not possible then ask your pharmacy for storage facilities.  If you are having a course of injections then please only bring the necessary vials with you to your appointment leaving the additional vials in the fridge at home until your subsequent appointments.  Improper storage will reduce the efficacy of the vaccination therefore it is important to ensure they are stored properly at all times.

Information about countries and vaccinations required can be found on the links below:

 

Europe Europe & RussiaNorth America North America
Central America Central Americaindia South America
egypt Carribeanlithuania Africa
bulgaria Middle Eastpoland Central Asia
china East Asiachina Australasia and Pacific

 

It is important to make the initial appointment as early as possible  - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as a second appointment will be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations. 

 

 


Travel Health Questionnaire

 

To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form before coming to see the nurse.

clock2Travel Questionnaire

 
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