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FLUATHON Now Booking

Flu vaccines are now available. Please book into our Fluthon, in conjunction with Cancer Research, on October 14th, or, if you can't make the Fluathon, book an appointment to suit you.  Patients aged 65 and over, carers and patients with long-term conditions or other vulnerabilities are are eligible for a free NHS Flu Vaccine at Thaxted Surgery.    

NHS West Essex want your views on Over the Counter Medication: https://surveys.essexinsight.org.uk/Overthecounter#

 Summer Raffle 

Our summer raffle raised £996.50 in ticket sales, and, with some other kind donations we are now able to purchase an electric medical coach.  Thank you for your overwhelming support and generosity in donating prizes, buying tickets, and giving your time to organise and sell tickets.  

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HOT PRESS: JULY 2017 - Hepatitis A Vaccine is unavailable across the UK. 

Travel clinic are held every alternative Thursday afternoon - these clinics are for your first travel appointment. Subsequent appointments can be booked outside of the travel clinics. To help us offer the appropriate advice about Travel Vaccinations, please fill out the online travel questionnaire (see link below), and return it to the nurse a week before your appointment. This is to ensure that we have al the required vaccinations in stock before your appointment.

Before you book any vaccination appointments, please look at the NHS Fit for Travel website: http://www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk/home.aspx

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It is important to make your first travel vaccination appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel. 

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

Click here for the price list for travel vaccinations, effective 1.7.2016.

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

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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