Please complete your travel forms as soon as possible, ideally 8 to 12 weeks before travelling. Travel Form (PDF) or Travel Form (Word Document).
You can either e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org
) fax (01305 848061
), post or return your completed form to us. Please allow 7 days for the Travel Nurse to assess the information supplied and then telephone the surgery to arrange an appointment.
Please be advised that we are unable to accept any travel forms with less than 8 weeks notice to your travel date. If you find yourself in this situation, then we advise you to seek advice from an alternative travel clinic such as Boots (visit their website), Wimborne Travel Clinic , CityDoc or Masta Travel Health.
At your appointment our Nurse will advise you on the immunisations you require and arrange a schedule for carrying these out. Please note that advice for malaria changes from time to time, so please visit this website so that you can keep up to date with the latest advice: Fit for Travel.
The National Travel Health Network website enables you to search for local Yellow Fever Centres, which include Fordington Surgery, Boots in Dorchester, CityDoc Clinic in Dorchester and clinics in Weymouth, Bridport, Sherborne and Sturminster Newton.
Vaccinations for Hepatitis A, Tetanus/Diphtheria/Polio and Typhoid can be prescribed and so are free of charge, but for those vaccinations we cannot prescribe, private charges are as follows:
Rabies (course of three)
|Japanese B Encephalitis (course of two)||£190.00|
|Hepatitis B (course of three)||£80.00|
|Hepatitis B Booster||£27.00|
|Meningitis ACW & Y Vaccine (for travellers)||£35.00|
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
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 download 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)