Travel Advice and Vaccinations
Kerrsland Surgery: 02890 657138
Lisburn Travel Clinic: 02890 501281
Boots Chemist in Bloomfield shopping centre: 02891 270507
If you planning foreign travel, you may require vaccinations beforehand. Travel advice is not provided by the Practice under GMS services, so you may wish to contact one of the travel clinics above. They will require information on which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required. Some vaccinations are are available under the NHS and we can provide a prescription and you can attend the treatment room to have it administered (this will be issued upon receipt of your written travel advice).
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below (please check that information is up to date as we do not monitor these links).
It is important to make contact with a travel clinic - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as a second appointment is sometimes required and your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.
Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge which will be payable to the travel clinic you attend. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.
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)