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Travel Vaccinationsglobal air travel

If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to book a telephone 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.

Northdown Surgery Travel Vaccination Information

 

VACCINE

AVAILABLE ON NHS FOR TRAVEL

COST

Cholera

Not available at Northdown Surgery

Free

Diphtheria/Tetanus/Polio

Yes

Free

Hepatitis A

Yes

Free

Typhoid

Yes

Free

Hepatitis A/Typhoid

Yes

Free

Hepatitis A/B

No

£45.00

Hepatitis B

No

£80.00

Japanese Encephalitis

Not available at Northdown Surgery

£80.00

Meningococcal – Meningitis ACWY

No

£35.00

Rabies

Not available at Northdown Surgery

£150.00

Tick-borne Encephalitis

Not available at Northdown Surgery

£55.00

Yellow Fever

Not available at Northdown Surgery

Yellow Fever Centres only

 

 * If you require a vaccination for which there is a cost you will be asked to pay in advance

 There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below

Europe Europe & Russia North America North America
Central America Central America South America South America
Caribbean Caribbean Africa Africa
Middle East Middle East Central Asia Central Asia
East Asia East Asia Australasia Australasia and Pacific

Please note that you will have to pay for vaccinations required for more exotic destinations. Chargeable vaccinations include meningococcal meningitis, hepatitis B, yellow fever, rabies, tuberculosis, Japanese encephalitis and tick-borne encephalitis, regardless of whether you have the vaccinations at your GP surgery or at a private travel clinic. The Nurse will discuss any cost with you at the time.

See www.nhs.uk/Planners/vaccinations/Pages/traveljabsonthenhs.aspx  for further information.

To give you a basis for your possible requirements visit the Fit for Travel website which provides useful guideline information at www.fitfortravel.scot.nhs.uk

Additional travel health advice is available on:

www.bmcmedical.co.uk

The Chaucer Hospital Canterbury website



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Visit NHS Choices for more information on staying healthy.
 

 


 

Travelling in Europe

If you are travelling to Europe the EU has published useful information for travellers on the European website.

 
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