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FLU SEASON


To check if you are eligible for a free flu vaccination, please click here 





Important Changes To The Booking Of GP Appointments


 Ashfield Medical Centre will now be using a Triage Appointment System.


GP Consultations requested on the same day will initially be via a telephone call back.




The surgery is now a designated Yellow Fever Centre. Please click here for more information.





Do you need medical attention fast, but it's not an emergency? Please use the new 111 Service. To get more information, please see our 'When we are closed/111 service' section on our 'Opening Times' page.




If you need help/advice with a certain medical problem, please see below for some 'Useful Links'.

Travel Vaccinationsglobal air travel

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. 

We are able to provide a full range of travel vaccinations and the surgery is a designated Yellow Fever Centre. Immunisations are given by the nurse/GP. Some vaccinations need to be done as part of a course, so it is helpful to plan ahead.

You do not need to be a registered patient at the Surgery to access the Yellow Fever Clinic. If you are planning to travel abroad, please complete a travel health questionnaire which is available to download or collected from reception.

There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below

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

 

It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible  - at least 6 weeks before you travel.  Some vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. 

Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge.  This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.


Travel Health Questionnaire

To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form and return to the surgery before your appointment. This will allow sufficient time for your records to be reviewed.

clock2Travel Questionnaire


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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