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TRAVEL ADVICE FROM THE PRACTICE NURSE

IF YOU ARE PLANNING A FOREIGN HOLIDAY/TRIP PLEASE CALL IN TO THE SURGERY AND COLLECT A TRAVEL QUESTIONNAIRE FORM, OR DOWNLOAD IT FROM THE SURGERY WEBSITE: www.siltonsurgery.nhs.uk. YOU SHOULD COMPLETE ONE FORM FOR EACH PATIENT AT THIS SURGERY.  RETURN THE FULLY COMPLETED FORM/S TO RECEPTION A MINIMUM OF 6 WEEKS (PREFERABLY 8 WEEKS) PRIOR TO TRAVEL.  YOU SHOULD THEN TELEPHONE 5 DAYS LATER TO ASCERTAIN IF YOU REQUIRE A TRAVEL ADVICE APPOINTMENT WITH A PRACTICE NURSE (20 MINS MINIMUM).

IT IS IMPORTANT TO ANSWER ALL THE QUESTIONS AS FULLY AS POSSIBLE. IF YOU HAVE A TRAVEL VACCINATIONS BOOK SHOW IT TO THE RECEPTIONIST OR ATTACH A PHOTOCOPY TO YOUR COMPLETED QUESTIONNAIRE.

NHS WEBSITE: https://www.nhs.uk/  HAS MORE INFORMATION ON TRAVEL VACCINATIONS INCLUDING WHICH VACCINATIONS ARE PRIVATE (CHARGEABLE)

SOME VACCINATIONS/ MALARIAL TREATMENTS HAVE TO BE GIVEN WITHIN A CERTAIN TIME FRAME AND THE MORE TIME AVAILABLE BEFORE YOU TRAVEL,THE EASIER THE PROCESS WILL BE FOR YOU.