Going abroad is very common these days that it is often easy to forget the precautions necessary.
Remember to make an appointment with your doctor or practice nurse at least two months in advance of departure. They will advise you of vaccinations that are needed and what medications if any you need also.
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1) The NHS Prescribing authority does not allow us to supply you with more than three months' supply of your usual medication.
2) there may be a charge for some travel medication
Make sure you have adequate medical insurance. If you are visiting an EU country you will need form E111. These can be obtained from a post office.
Take these simple precautions to make sure your holiday isn't one to remember for the wrong reasons.
If you are advised by your doctor to take anti-malarial tablets, do not forget that you need to start taking them one week before travel and continue for four weeks after you return.
Please refer to our list of charges for travel injections, vaccines and medication.