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Travel Vaccinations & Advice

We are not able to provide travel or other vaccinations for occupational use.  Please contact private providers if this is required.

**Boots Royal Wootton Bassett 

**Chippenham Travel Clinic – Hathaway Medical Centre, Chippenham SN14 6GT Tel No: 0330 100 4157 (Private – you will pay for the consultation and all vaccines). They stock malaria tablets and vaccines

**Or Nomad clinics in Bath/Bristol

Please see our travel advice leaflet

Tinkers Lane Travel Leaflet

Please make an appointment with the practice nurse AT LEAST eight weeks before you are due to travel, and complete and return the risk assessment form below at least 2 weeks before your appointment.

Risk Assessment Form

Many immunisations are available through the NHS, but some are not and have to be paid for by the patient, and please note we only accept cash or cheques. 

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

 

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.


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)

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