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It’s that time of year again!  We are holding Saturday clinics on the following dates:


Devonshire Green Medical Centre   -   tel: 0114  272  0255         Saturday 30 September 2017  :  9.00 am to 12 noon    OR                                                        Hanover Medical Centre   -   tel: 0114  276  2248                          Saturday 07 October 2017  :  9.00 am to 12 noon

Please contact the surgery to check if you are eligible to have the flu jab and to BOOK your appointment NOW for one of these sessions to ensure EARLY protection against the risk of catching ‘flu  (If you are unable to make these clinics contact reception to arrange an alternative appointment).

Travel Vaccinationsglobal air travel

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 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 the EU has published useful information for travellers on the European website.

 
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