The surgery is commissioned to offer the following travel vaccinations only:
- Polio (Given as a combined Diptheria/Tetanus/Polio vaccination)
- Hepatitis A
We have a limited number of appointments available and we require at least six weeks notice prior to departure to carry out mandatory checks required, allow an appropriate interval between vaccinations if needed, and ensure that you are offered appropriate advice.
Please note that, although most travel vaccinations are available from the surgery at no cost, some drugs such as for malaria prophylaxis have to be purchased by the patient from a pharmacist (some on a private prescription).
Travellers who require Hepatitis B vaccine (which is a course of 3 vaccinations) will incur a charge of approximately £30 for each vaccination which is to be paid at the time of each appointment.
Please ask reception for the current charge when you book your visit.
Our practice nurses will give advice where required.
We regret that we cannot offer travel vaccinations to temporary residents or overseas visitors.
Making an appointment
1) Phone and make a 30 minute travel appointment with the nurse.
2) Please complete a travel questionaire and bring it with to your travel appointment. Travel questionaires are available at the reception, or to save time you may download and print a copy from the link below:
Useful websites (click to visit)
Fit for Travel - a public access website provided by the NHS (Scotland). It gives travel health information for people travelling abroad from the UK
NHS Immunisation - the most comprehensive, up-to-date and accurate source of information on vaccines, disease and immunisation in the UK.
Private commercial services
Patients requiring travel immunisations at less than six weeks notice are advised to check with the surgery whether a short notice appointment is available but must be prepared to contact one of the organisations currently providing a private commercial service if we cannot meet your requirement in time:
MASTA Travel Clinic
MASTA - Axminster
St. Thomas Court
Tel: 01297 33022
Nomad Travel Clinic
43 Queens Drive, Clifton Bristol
Tel: 0117 922 6567
Lisson Grove Medical Centre
3 -5 Lisson Grove, Mutley
Devon PL4 7DL
Tel: 01752 205 556
We normally require six weeks notice for travel immunisations.
If you are unable to give six weeks notice you may wish to check whether we have a short notice cancellation but should be prepared to arrange your immunisations through a private clinic if no appointment is available.
Patients may be required to pay privately for some travel immunisations.