Going Travelling

Travel advice for pregnant women or those trying to become pregnant travelling to areas effected by Zika virus can be found here in 
Latest mosquito bite avoidance here
Rabies information for travellers here
Important information to read before going travelling regarding taking prescription medication with you and what we can and cant prescribe can be found here
 

Please note! We are not obliged to offer a travel immunisation service.

However, we do so for the benefit of our patients BUT this means that we may not always be able to help you if you are travelling last minute. In this circumstance, you would need to obtain your vaccinations privately and pay a fee. You can find a  private clinic in the Solihull and Birmingham area by visiting 111.masta.com, or telephoning03301004128Pre Travel Risk Assessment Form

Malaria advice

General Travel Advice

fitfortravel is a public access website provided by the NHS (Scotland). It gives
travel health information for people travelling abroad from the UK – you can access this website herehttp://www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk/home.aspx

Going travelling – home or abroad? Then we can help.

Our nurses offer telephone travel appointments, so if you think you might need immunisations, please book one of these appointment at least 6 weeks in advance. Some vaccinations cannot be given at the same time and some take a while before they give you full protection. However, even if you are traveling at short notice, please still book a telephone advice appointment as we will need time to obtain your medical records for your consultation.

If it is decided that you do need further immunisation, then the nurse will book an appointment for you to come into the surgery. Before you attend, you will need to print off and complete a travel questionnaire by clicking on this link. If you are taking children with you, you should check that they have had their full course of childhood immunizations.

If you need anti malaria medication, your practice nurse will be able to advise you.

We have a travel safety leaflet for you to look at for further information.

For Haj and cruise, these leaflets may be of information. Public Health England have issued further advice and guidance for Cruise travellers which you can find at this link 

If you need to take medication whilst you are away, make sure you have ordered this from us before you go. Please note that we can only give a maximum three month supply.

Due to changes in the way that the NHS cover our nurses, we are no longer able to provide you with private travel vaccinations which include

Health Insurance

This is often the very last items on a traveler’s checklist, yet it is perhaps the most important of all. Cover should be arranged at the time you book your holiday

European Health Insurance Card

The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) allows you to access state-provided healthcare in all European Economic Area (EEA) countries and Switzerland at a reduced cost or sometimes free of charge. Applying for the card is free. However, other, unofficial, websites may charge you if you apply through them.

Click the link below for more details

European Health Insurance Card


Pre Travel Risk Assessment Form

This form is to be completed by the traveller prior to vaccination appointment, one will be needed for each family member
the following vaccines should not be prescribed on the NHS exclusively for the purposes of travel (in England):
• Hepatitis B
• Japanese Encephalitis
• Meningitis ACWY
• Yellow Fever
• Tick-borne encephalitis
• Rabies
• BCG
These vaccines should continue to be recommended for travel but the individual traveller will need to bear the cost of the vaccination

Travel Questionaire
Please complete the form below to get more information about what travel immunisations you require.

Most vaccines are given at least 2 weeks before travel, and some more complicated regimes take longer. Please try to give us prior notice (preferably 6 weeks).

Tittle *
Address *
Address
Zip/Postal
City
Country
Is there any possibility you may be pregnant? *
Destination(s)
Further Information
Purpose of your trip *
Holiday Type *
Accommodation *
Setting
Planned Activities
Are you fit for travel? *
Do you have any allergies? *