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The Surgery will close at 1pm on Thursday 19th October 2017 for Staff Training.

Travel Advice

If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel please collect a Travel Health Questionnaire form from reception or download from the link below.

Appointments for travel advice are only given following submission of this form. When the doctor/nurse has assessed your vaccination needs, a member of staff will contact you and offer you an appointment for any necessary vaccinations

It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible but we require a minimum of 6 weeks’ notice to provide vaccination. If you are due to travel within the next 6 weeks, we would recommend you contact one of the MASTA travel clinics

The following travel vaccinations are free to patients and are provided by the surgery:

 

Diphtheria/Tetanus

Hepatitis A

Polio

Tetanus

Typhoid

 

The following travel vaccinations are not provided by the Surgery.

If you require any of these vaccinations, you will be directed to one of the travel clinics detailed below.

 

Encephalitis, Japanese

Encephalitis, tick borne

Hepatitis B

Rabies, pre-exposure only

Meningitis ACWY

Malaria

Yellow Fever

Travel Questionnaire

Alternatively, you can complete our online form which will be sent directly to the Surgery

clock2 Travel Questionnaire online 

As well as ensuring you have had all the necessary travel vaccinations, it is always a wise precaution to pack some essential items in case of illnesss on holiday. Our nurses will be happy to help if you have any questions. And if you are taking prescription medicines, don't forget to pack these too and ensure that you take enough supplies for the whole of your trip. Bon voyage!

Holiday Kit

  • Paracetamol
  • Travel sickness tablets if required
  • Plasters
  • Rehydration solutions eg Dioralyte
  • Anti-diarrhoeal tablets eg Imodium
  • High factor sunscreen

Other Essentials

  • Insect repellent
  • Condoms/ other contraceptives

Medical Insurance

  • Don't forget to arrange appropriate medical insurance
  • If visiting Europe, it is also recommended that you apply for an European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) which allows you to receive free healthcare in participating countries (EEA countries and Switzerland). Forms can be obtained from most Post Offices.

 

 MASTA Travel Clinics:

Kerrsland Surgery http://www.kerrslandsurgery.com/travel-clinics

169 Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast

Tel 028 9065 7138

 

Lisburn Travel Clinic www.lisburntravelclinic.co.uk/

Level 2, Lisburn Health Centre

Tel 028 9250 1281

 

Other information can be sourced from http://www.masta-travel-health.com/


There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below

 
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