Travel Health & Immunisations

You can access useful travel information including advice on vaccination requirements by visiting www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk/destinations/aspx.

Your medical record will give us details of your current vaccination status.  Please call reception and ask for a current list of your immunisation record and we will print one and send it to you via Royal Mail.

Should you need additional travel vaccines these can be obtained from many providers and a quick internet search should provide you with the nearest one to your location.


Holiday Health

It is always a wise precaution to pack some essential items in case of illness on holiday.  Do choose medicines according to your needs and the country you are intending to visit.  If you take prescription medicines regularly remember to pack them too.

You may want to consider packing the following:

  • Paracetamol, travel sickness tablets, plasters and a small crepe bandage
  • Rehydration solutions such as Dioralyte, anti-diarrhoreal e.g Imodium
  • High factor sunscreen
  • Anti-malerial tablets, water purification tablets, insect repellent
  • Condoms / other contraceptives
  • Sunhats for yourself and children

 

 

 


Travelling in Europe

Travelling in Europe is the European Union's official website for people travelling in the 27 countries of the EU. Whether you are on holiday or on business you will find practical advice and helpful tips on a wealth of subjects from what documents you need to getting healthcare and using your mobile phone/


Mosquito Bite Avoidance For Travellers

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

Click here to download a useful information leaflet