If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel:
Please ensure you give us at least 6 weeks’ notice. If this is not the case it is unlikely we will be able to offer you an appointment at the practice and you will have to attend an external travel clinic.
1) You will need to complete a travel form (available at reception or the Travel Form can be downloaded here and return the form to reception. Your destination(s) with details of areas within countries that you are visiting, length of stay at each location, and your contact details (including your email address).
2) A member of our nursing team will then contact you via email. They will make a recommendation (having checked your immunisation record) about what you need and also suggest next steps.
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.
Recent changes in Southwark mean that unfortunately GPs can no longer prescribe malaria prevention medicines for travel on NHS prescriptions, but can do so on private prescriptions.
If you are travelling to Europe the EU has published useful information for travellers on the European website.