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  • Dr Mitchell is taking a short Sabbatical from the 20th January until 31st March 2018.  Dr Ronan O'Connell will be assisting us whilst she is away.

  • Our Patient Group met again on 20th November.  Please click here to see the minutes of our recent Patient Group meeting.

  • Thinking of going abroad? Please see our Advice for Travellers available here.

  • Click here to find out how you can 'Treat Yourself Better'.

  • Visit this website for advice on what's 'normal' and when to seek advice from a health professional

  • Online services - if you register online to book an appointment, you will only be able to book one appointment.  Please visit the practice with photo ID and we will ensure you are fully registered for the online services.

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Travel Vaccinationsglobal air travel

We strongly advise you to check your requirements at least three months before travel, as sometimes a course of up to three vaccinations is needed, which will take several weeks. It is your responsibility to ascertain which vaccinations (and, if relevant, anti-malaria tablets) you need, and also to inform yourself fully of recommended safe travel precautions.

Gloucester Road Medical Centre is able to provide some vaccinations on the NHS that are recommended for travel purposes:

  • Diphtheria, tetanus & polio (combined)
  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid
  • Cholera medication is also available on the NHS, but is not commonly required.

Information for travellers is available at 

If you think that you need any of the vaccinations provided by the NHS make an appointment at GRMC, bringing with you a printout of the relevant Travel Health Pro information.

Other vaccinations may be necessary for more exotic or unusual destinations, complex travel itineraries or long stay vacations. These need to be given at a high street travel clinic (such as Nomad, Masta or STA Travel). There will be a charge for these.

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

Further information can be found here:A to Z of Healthy Travel  and here:Foreign Office Travel advice.

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