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August 2017

Our August 2017 newsletter is now hot off the press and ready for perusal! We constantly strive to improve communication with our patients and this newsletter is one of four per calendar year which will be distributed on a quarterly basis, via email; on our website (www.drstocktonandthompson.co.uk); and at the reception desk. We hope you find the information contained useful and we appreciate any comments or feedback.

The newsletter is distributed by email to all patient's whom we have a valid email address for - if you haven't received an email, please contact the surgery to check and/or update your contact details.

Best wishes

The Surgery Team

 

Travel Vaccinations

If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to contact us 1st to discuss your vaccination arrangements.  You can do this either by:

-  Completing our online travel questionnaire clock2  Travel Questionnaire
Emailing us with the information below atdrstocktonandthompson@nhs.net
-  Texting us on 07780793149 (this mobile number does not receive incoming calls)
Faxing us with the information below on0161 654 6571
Telephoning us with the information below on0161 654 4103
Dropping in at the surgery and discussing at the desk

Please ensure that you contact us at least 6 weeks before you are due to travel.


What Information Do We Require

When contacting us we require the following information to decide what vaccinations you may need:

  1. Where you will be visiting (i.e. country)?
  2. How long you will be going for?
  3. When will you be going?
  4. What accomodation you will be staying?
  5. Whether you are staying in a typical tourist destination?

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


What vaccinations do we / don't we offer?

As we are not a travel clinic we only offer a limited service under the NHS.  The vaccinations we offer are all free of charge* and they are as follows:

Tetanus, Diptheria & Polio
-  Hepatitis A
-  Typhoid
-  Hepatitis B *There will be a £30 charge per injection for this vaccination.vacc13

We do not provide the following travel vaccinations:

-  Yellow Fever
Rabies
Japanese Encephalitis
Tick Bourne Encephalitis

If you require vaccinations which we do not provide then you will have to visit a private travel clinic to receive these, here are two of them:

Manchester Royal Infirmary                        
Oxford Road                                                       
Manchester                                                         
M13 9WL
                                                            
Tel:  0161 224 2474

One Stop Travel Clinic
266 Washway Road
Sale
Manchester
M33 4RZ
Tel:  0161 905 1818

Please note that there may be a charge for these services.

 
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