Emersons Green Medical Centre
Leap Valley Surgery
Abbotswood Surgery

Travel Health & Immunisations

We are pleased to offer our registered patients a travel health service. Our nurse uses up-to-date information to advise you on your health needs related to destinations around the world. They can administer most vaccinations and provide prescriptions for treatments where needed.

Many people are taking long-haul holidays requiring complicated courses of vaccines. Children also need to he vaccinated for travel abroad. Most travel vaccinations are free. To assist you in these requirements please see additional travel health information below.

Travel Clinic

The Practice offers advice and inoculations for traveling abroad in its Travel Clinics:

  • Mondays to Fridays 8am to 8pm

Some of the inoculations are free on the NHS. We do charge, however, for inoculations not available on the NHS.

Many people are taking long-haul holidays requiring complicated courses of vaccines, to assist you in these requirements we stock a large amount of travel related health promotion material.

We are a recognized YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION centre!

Travel clinic consultations are free to NHS patients!

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Booking your Appointment with the Nurse

  • Travel Risk Assessment:
    If you're planning a trip abroad please complete our online Travel Risk Assessment form with details of your proposed journey. Alternative PDF version of the travel form.
  • Arrange a Telephone Consultation:
    Once you have completed the form, please contact our reception team to book a travel consultation. This will be a telephone call with one of our nurses, where they will go through your travel plans with you and advise you on the vaccinations that you will need. They will also be able to book an appropriate appointment (or appointments) for you to some in and have your vaccinations.
  • Invoice:
    Based on the vaccinations that the nurse recommends for you, we will issue an invoice for any that are not available on the NHS. Please note this will need to be paid before we can administer the vaccinations, you can do this by card when you come in. Travel Vaccinations price list.
  • Allow Plenty of Time:
    Please try to arrange your first consultation at least 6 weeks before you travel to allow time for all of the necessary vaccinations. If your plans are more urgent, please contact our reception team for advice.

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Mosquito Bite Avoidance for Travellers

In many tropical countries, mosquitoes can spread diseases such as dengue, chikungunya, West Nile, malaria, yellow fever and Zika. Here are five simple rules you should follow to reduce your risk of infections spread by mosquitoes.

Mosquito Bite Avoidance for Travellers Leaflet.

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Useful Travel Information Websites

Our Holiday and Travel Advice organisations section on this website has lots of useful links to help Travellers.