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Travel Health

From the 1st April 2022 Immunisation for foreign travel is no longer provided by your GP practice.

Travel advice should be obtained privately at a travel immunisation clinic, or contact the NHS service by email or telephone 01382 423108.

Fit for Travel

For information on how to stay safe and healthy abroad along with Travel Health Advice please see the:

Fit for Travel website.

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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. lf 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 diarrhoeal for example lmodium
  • High factor sunscreen
  • Anti material tablets, Water purification tablets, Insect repellent
  • Condoms and other contraceptives
  • Sunhats for yourself and children

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Mosquito Bite Avoidance for Travellers

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

Fit for Travel Mosquito Bite Avoidance.

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Useful Travel Information Websites

The Travel Health Organisations section on this website has lots of useful links to help you.