- Please Allow Plenty of Time
Patients are advised to allow plenty of time for vaccinations (eight weeks) especially if traveling to an out-of-the-way place where they'll be living or working among local people. Some courses of vaccine such as rabies or Hepatitis B need to be given over several weeks. We do not accept travel requests less than 8 weeks prior to travel, if you have less that eight weeks please contact a private travel clinic.
- Travel Risk Assessment
If you need to attend our Travel Clinic please complete a Travel Risk Assessment form (available from reception) with details of your proposed journey.
- Travel Appointment
Once you have completed your form please contact reception to arrange your travel clinic appointment with the nurse. For administration of any non NHS vaccinations there will be a charge of £12.50 per vaccination. Bonnybank Medical Practice do not offer all travel services. You may require to be referred to a travel clinic for additional services. If this is the case, please note that there will be additional charges for this.
- Please provide as much information as possible
This will help our nurse decide how best to meet your needs. As a minimum we require travel dates, all destinations and as much of your previous vaccination history as possible.
Please note that we do not accept travel requests less than 2 weeks prior to travel.
We would advise you to contact a private travel clinic below.
Ochilview Travel Clinic, Falkirk
Gecko travel Clinic, Airthrey Park Medical Centre, Stilring
City Doc, 1094 Argyle Street, Glasgow
The Travel Clinic (Glasgow), near Glasgow Airport
0141 848 4800
Brownlee Travel Clinic, Gartnavel, Glasgow
0141 300 1130
Masta Travel Clinic, Mitchell Street, Glasgow
0141 221 4224
Masta Travel Clinic, Quality Street, Edinburgh
0131 336 3038
Edinburgh Travel Health Clinic, Newington, Edinburgh
0131 667 1030
Adventure Travel Clinic, Leith, Edinburgh
0131 561 1945
The Specialist Travel Clinic Ward 41 Western General Hospital Edinburgh
If you require a prescription for vaccinations this will be ready to collect 3 working days following your appointment.
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The Travel Health Organisations section on this website has lots of useful links to help you.
We offer the travel health service. However, the NHS does not cover the cost of all the treatments you may need. Therefore, for some services you may need to pay additional charges.
Malaria Tablets are NOT provided on the NHS and sometimes can be bought over-the-counter or may require a private prescription. The nurse can advise regarding this or you could discuss with your pharmacist. REMEMBER some tablets have to be started at least one week before you travel and you need continue to take them when you return to the UK for the advised length of time.