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Public Holiday Closure

The health centre will be closed on Tuesday 5th June 2012 for the Diamond Jubilee Bank Holiday. 


We will be open as normal on Monday 4th June and reopen on Wednesday 6th June at 8am. 


During the closure, should you require urgent medical advice, please contact NHS 24 on 08454 24 24 24

If you require a routine appointment, repeat prescription, or your call does not require immediate attention, please contact the surgery when we reopen. 

Travel Vaccinations

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Holiday and Foreign Travel Vaccinations and Advice

vaccination6It is important that people travelling abroad have the latest information and guidance about possible health risks before they travel. We are delighted to be teamed up with JDRhealthcare to offer our patients a convenient and quick travel health service. JDRHealthcare is run by a Specialist Travel Nurse, who is fully qualified to provide advice, guidance and vaccinations. For further information please ask out administration team.

Please note that certain elements of the travel vaccination scheme are classed as a non-NHS service and, as such, we are not obliged to provide this service.

The practice procedure for patients requesting travel vaccination is as follows:

1.  Complete a travel vaccination request form. This must be done and the forms can be collected from reception or downloaded from our website.

Please Hand in your form AT LEAST 8 WEEKS prior to travel. Courses of vaccinations such as Rabies Immunisation is a 28 day course of treatment that needs to be given at intervals and needs time to take effect.

2. Please then contact Derek Ramsay on Tel. 01577 527597 or Mobile: 07967622186. http://www.totaltravelhealth.co.uk Please let Derek know you are a Dollar Health Centre patient. Derek will book you an appointment if required. A clinic will be held in the health centre on a Wednesday between 3.30pm and 5.30pm.

3.  Realise that some vaccinations and anti-malarial drugs are chargeable and are not provided on the NHS. If you require a ‘private’ vaccination such as Yellow Fever, there will be a charge for this.

Europe Europe & Russia North America North America
Central America Central America South America South America
Caribbean Caribbean Africa Africa
Middle East Middle East Central Asia Central Asia
East Asia East Asia Australasia Australasia and Pacific

 


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 view)

 



 
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