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Fownhope Medical Centre
Common Hill Lane, Fownhope, Hereford, HR1 4PZ

email: fownhope.medicalcentre@nhs.net

Telephone: 01432 860 235  
Prescriptions: 01432 860 241

Providing lifelong care that is: safe, effective & dependable - for all of our community.


November 2020 - In order to keep our patients safe, the surgery is continuing to operate a triage model of care.  Once your care needs have been assessed by a clinician - either by phone or by reviewing your online consultation - please be assured that you will be offered a face-to-face appointment if the clinician feels that your care cannot be handled over the phone. 


Flu Vaccine for 50-64 year olds - We will be running a clinic on Saturday, 12th December to deliver flu vaccinations to all of our 50-64 year old patients.  Please call reception now to book an appointment.  


COVID-19 Vaccine - At the present time we are not able to say when the vaccine will be available for patients or how the roll out of the vaccine will be conducted.  As we learn more we will update this section of the website.

Please use Online Consult - This is a new service for all NHS GP Practices and our reception team can walk you through how to use it.


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We have been issued with Guidance Notes for Parents of Children who are Self-Isolating from Worcestershire & Herefordshire LMC.  Further information is in 'Our  Documents' section of this website. 

FRIDAY, 11th DECEMBER - The dispensary will be shut in the afternoon for staff training
Firstly you need to consider vaccinations at least 8 weeks before you are due to travel, as some jabs need to be given well in advance in order to be effective.


The following websites provide information about which vaccinations are advisable in different areas of the world;





We can give you a print out of your immunisation history for information if you need to check what vaccinations you've had in the past.


See below for which vaccinations are provided free on the NHS and which must be arranged privately:


NHS vaccinations

How often should it be renewed for travel?

Diptheria, polio and tetanus

(combined booster)

Every 10 years - following initial course of 5 vaccines


Every 3 years - if needed for travel

Hepatitis A

Every 25 years - following 2 initial vaccinations



Private vaccinations

Private vaccinations


Japanese Encephalitis

Hepatitis B

Tick borne encephalitis


Yellow Fever

Anti malarial medication







If you think you may need an NHS vaccination please pick up a travel vaccination form from Reception, or print one from Our Documents and return it to us.


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