If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required. There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
|Europe & Russia||North America|
|Central America||South America|
|Middle East||Central Asia|
|East Asia||Australasia and Pacific|
It is important to make this 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. These vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work. Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.
Travel Health Questionnaire
To help us offer the appropriate advice, please click here to fill out the online questionnaire before coming to see the nurse.
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe a very useful booklet has been published with advice and guidance to help you get the most out of your holiday. To visit please click:- http://ec.europa.eu/publications/booklets/eu_glance/86/en.pdf (this is a large document and may take a minute or two to view.
The surgery provides a wide range of services:
- Maternity medical services in the form of ante-natal and post-natal care is provided by the doctors
- Contraceptive Services
- Child Health Surveillance
- Health Visitors
- Smoking cessation advice
- Community Psychiatric Nursing. We have liaison between the Practice and local Mental Health Clinics
Annual clinics are established to vaccinate against influenza and commence in September. The vaccination is recommended for the elderly and those with diabetes, asthma, chronic respiratory or heart disease, renal disease, immuno-compromised, asplenic patients or in long stay residential accommodation. For full list of conditions and detailed information here.
Certain services are not included on the NHS. These include private medical examinations, private sick notes, letters to third parties, tests requested for employment and travel purposes, doctor's signatures on official documents, and some vaccinations. Please check when you hand such requests to us, whether a fee will be payable. Please click here to view Fees for Non NHS services and Why fees are charged for some services.
|BLUE BADGE (with examination)||£40|
|BLUE BADGE ( report only)||£25|
|FITNESS TO TRAVEL||£35|
|FLU CERTIFICATE: - Not “At Risk” groups £15 for injection and certificate||£15|
|FLU CERTIFICATE - “At Risk” groups for certificate only||£7.50|
|FREEDOM FROM INFECTION||£18|
|PRIVATE SICK NOTE||£20|
|PASSPORT COUNTER SIGNATURE||£25|
|HOLIDAY CANCELLATION FORM||£30 - £50|
|INSURANCE REPORT/MEDICAL REPORT (without examination)||£104|
|POWER OF ATTORNEY (with examination)||£100|
|POWER OF ATTORNEY (without examination)||£50|
|HGV/PCV/LCV/TAXI||£100 (with examination)|
|SHOTGUN CERTIFICATE||£31 minimum|
FOR ANY OTHER REPORTS, PLEASE ENQUIRE AT RECEPTION.
Contact between patients and health professionals is confidential. We encourage those under sixteen to discuss health issues with parents, but respect their wishes if, after discussion, they still wish to retain confidentiality.
In situations where we are both an individual patient’s doctor and health advisor to their employer, school or college, our first duty of confidentiality is to our patient.
Anonymised or patient identifiable information may be disclosed for the purpose of the provision of care and treatment and the management of NHS healthcare services.
This practice complies with the Data Protection Act 1998.