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OUT OF HOURS TELEPHONE NUMBER.

The telephone number for the Out of Hours Service is 111.  Please use this service between 18:30 and 08:00, weekends and bank holidays.

Between 08:00 & 08:30 and 18:00 &18:30 Monday - Friday, please dial: 01603 481253.

 

E XTENDED HOURS - SATURDAY MORNING CLINICS

We would like to remind patients that they can book an appointment with both a Doctor or Nurse on Saturday mornings.  Surgerys are held at each site once a month.  These clinics are for pre-bookable appointments only between the hours of 8.00 and 11.45.

 

FLU VACCINATIONS

If you are eligible i.e.65 and over or in one of the "At Risk Groups" with one of the following conditions:-Respiratory, Heart , Kidney , Liver disease. Diabetes, disease of the Nervous system, Immunosuppression, had a Stroke, or are a Carer. Please telephone to make an appointment.

N.B. flu injection provides protection against against the most prevalent flu viruses including the H1N1 (Swine flu) virus.

If you are included in the above you are also eligible for a Pneumococcal Vaccination, if you have not already had one, please ask the receptionist when making your appt as this can be given at the same time, but a longer appointment will be required.

SUMMARY CARE RECORD

You will have received information in the post from NHS Norfolk regarding the creation of a Summary Care Record (SCR). If you have any queries regarding the SCR, in the first instance please contact the NHS Care Records Service Information line on 0845 603 8510, PALS on 0800 587 4132 or visit www.nhscarerecords.nhs.uk

Finally, you may contact the Practice Manager, Wayne Rawlings, or his Assistant, Rebecca Leech, who will try to help with any queries you may have. Please do not book an appointment with your GP specifically to discuss the SCR.

Thank you.

Travel Clinic

All patients requiring information regarding travel vaccinations will be given an appointment with a Nurse to discuss travel requirements.  If recommended, those vaccinations that are free on the NHS will be given at that appointment.

In order to obtain advice regarding any other vaccinations and malaria prophylaxis recommended and not provided by us, we suggest you make an appointment with one of the Private Travel Clinics listed below:

  • Globe Travel Clinic, Norwich   Tel. no. 01603 667323

        email:  sarahbuckley@globetravelhealthcentre.com

  • Total Health Travel Clinic, 14, Gregor Shanks Way, Watton   Tel. no. 01953 881157

        email:   www.totalhealthpharmacy.co.uk

  • UEA Travel Clinic, University of East Anglia, Norwich   Tel. no. 01603 251600
  • Timber Hill Travel Clinic, Castle Mall, Norwich   Tel. no. 01603 611786
  • Boots/Masta Travel Centre

        email:  www.boots.com/travelhealthservice

Note:  You will be charged for these services.

You will need to take a printed copy of your vaccination history to your Travel Clinic appointment; this will be provided by the Surgery when you attend for your appointment with the Nurse.

The following vaccinations are available, free of charge, from the NHS and will be provided by us if recommended:

  • Hepatitis
  • Diptheria/Tetanus/Polio
  • Typhoid

 

On your return if you do fall ill, dont forget to tell your doctor that you have recently travelled abroad.

 

Travel VaccinationsVaccine Period of Validity
Dip/Tet/Polio10 years
Hepatitis A (initial)6-12 months
Hepatitis A (booster)20 years
Typhoid3 years

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

 

Europe Europe & RussiaNorth America North America
Central America Central Americaindia South America
egypt Carribeanlithuania Africa
bulgaria Middle Eastpoland Central Asia
china East Asiachina Australasia and Pacific

 


Travel Health Questionnaire

  

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

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Travelling in Europe

If you are travelling to Europe the EU has published useful information for travellers on the European website.

 
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