If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with one of the practice nurses 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
It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 8 weeks before you travel, or earlier if you are visiting several countries and/or for longer periods,eg.backpaking, world tours - as more appointments may be required. Some vaccinations require more than one dose and certain vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. It is important that your last vaccine is given at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow for full protection.
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.
Cogges Surgery Travel Advice leaflet
Travel Health Questionnaire
To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form (travel questionnaire) before coming to see the nurse. You will receive an automatic receipt from MySurgeryWebsite once you have submitted the online form, however you must still contact the practice to make an appointment as soon as possible.
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