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The New Surgery

The New Surgery


CORONAVIRUS - PLEASE SEE NEWS SECTION FOR INFORMATION. PLEASE ALLOW 72 HOURS, 3 WORKING DAYS, FOR REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS. ADD AN EXTRA DAY IF COLLECTING DIRECTLY FROM THE PHARMACY.
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The latest information on symptoms of coronovirus infection and areas where recent travel may have resulted in a high risk of exposure can be found on https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/.

 

NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service that can tell you if you need medical help and advise you what to do.


 Use this service if:

• you think you might have coronavirus

• in the last 14 days you've been to a country or area with a high risk of     coronavirus

• you've been in close contact with someone with coronavirus.

 

Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.


Call 111 if you need to speak to someone.

 

Everyone is being reminded to follow the public health advice on the NHS website to avoid catching or spreading coronavirus. (Update: 10.03.2020)

 

 

 

PLEASE SEE OUR NEWS SECTION FOR UP TO DATE INFORMATION RE VACCINE SHORTAGE

 

We offer the following vaccinations for travel, these are available on the NHS, any additional vaccines would need to be from specialist providers as they are not available on the NHS.  Vaccinations recommended for travel vary according to destination and duration of travel.

 

Please check the following website for up to date travel information:

 

http://www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk/home.aspx 

 

 

Hepatitis A

7th July 2017 - Update:


Dose sparing regimes have been adopted in line with national guidance. Current advice may differ from that previously given as there is a global shortage of adult hepatitis A vaccine.


A full course of vaccination 2 doses, 2nd dose 6-12 months after the 1st,

additional booster may be required 25years after completion of course.

 

Typhoid

Injection lasts for 3 years.

Oral tablets last for 1 year (not usually given) and cannot be taken with malaria tablets.

 

Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio

For adults booster required 10 years after last dose.

children routine schedule.

 

 

Please complete and return a travel risk assessment form, they can be collected from reception or you can print a copy from our documents section. One form is required per patient.

 

Please be aware that at peak travel times your requests will be dealt with mindful of your travel date. 

 

Travel Advice Update February 2019


Due to a high demand for appointments currently, please note that requests for travel advice that are submitted at short notice (less than 6 weeks) may struggle to get suitable appointments.  We apologise if this is the case.  Please be aware that travel health advice, travel vaccines and malaria tablets are available in travel clinics and some larger pharmacies.

 

 

 

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