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FLU VACCINATIONS . From 12th Oct , there will be APPOINTMENT CLINICS and If you are over 65 or have a chronic condition please phone 01294 554591 to book  FLU APPOINTMENT.

 

Appointments SYSTEM :  When requesting an emergency appointment/housevisit your details will be taken and one of the Triage Team will return your call, & assess your request & decide who is the best person to deal with your emergency.

 CARENA COMMUNITY LINK WORKER (New Title for COMMUNITYCONNECTOR) located here at the Surgery every Monday & Wednesday 10:00 till 4:00pm. Why not try the new CARENA POD in our back reception area & navigate through resources available in North Ayrshire!

 OVER 200 DID-NOT-ATTENDS LAST MONTH ....   LETS TRY & REDUCE THIS NUMBER, PHONE 554591 & LET US KNOW IF YOU NO LONGER NEED YOUR APPOINTMENT

Travel Vaccinations

If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.

As of 1st May 2016 there is a £20.00 administration fee for costs relating to travel immunisations.  This fee will need to be settled at the time of submitting your application.

NB  If travelling at short Notice, best to attend Specialist Travel Clinics who can advise on accelerated courses.

Patients should attend the Surgery or Specialist Travel Clinic 6 to 8 weeks prior to departure.

 

Kilwinning Medical PracticeTravel - here in the SUrgery

What we can provide

Our Practice Nurses offer advice, information and vaccinations for patients travelling abroad. The Surgery can provide the following vaccines on the NHS - for an administration fee of £20:

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Polio, Hepatitis A, Typhoid and MMR   Note that Hepatitis B can also be provided if required.

Anti-malarial drugs can be purchased from your local Community Pharmacists who will advise you and of your areas of travel.

Travel Health Questionnaire   Travel Form     Travel Questionnaire

To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form before coming to see the nurse.

 

We would ask that if you are travelling within the next 14 days, you contact one of the Specialist Travel Clinics to ensure that an appointment is obtained.

 

Specialist Travel Clinics

What the Specialist Travel Clinics can provide

If you require any of the following additional vaccines:

Rabies, Yellow Fever, Meningococcal ACWY, Cholera, Japanese Encephalitis, Tick Borne Encephalitis

you will also need to attend one of the Specialist Travel Clinics shown below:


Glasgow Travel Clinic        0141 889 7656

Ayrshire Central Hospital    Tuesdays 11-12:30pm   By Appointment ONLY.  01563 577970 Dr Allan's Secretary.

Glasgow Airport   Monday to Friday every week   By Appointment ONLY. 0141 8484800

Masta Travel Clinic 90 Mitchell Street, Glasgow.  Short Notice Appointments.  0141 221 4224


Information on travel vaccinations and anti-malarial tablets can be found on the following Fit for Travel NHS website

 

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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