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

email: fownhope.medicalcentre@nhs.net

Telephone: 01432 860 235
Fax: 01432 860 900
Prescriptions: 01432 860 241
District Nurse: 01989 769081

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

The Dispensary is CLOSED between 12 noon - 1.00pm Monday - Friday. Fownhope Medical Centre is CLOSED for training on Wednesday 4th December from 9am to 2pm. If you need to speak to a Doctor URGENTLY please ring 01432 860235 during this time.
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;

 

www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk/

www.travelhealthpro.org.uk

 

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

Typhoid

Every 3 years - if needed for travel

Hepatitis A

Every 25 years - following 2 initial vaccinations

 

 

Private vaccinations

Private vaccinations

Rabies

Japanese Encephalitis

Hepatitis B

Tick borne encephalitis

ACWY

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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