44 Devon SquareNewton AbbotDevon, TQ12 2HHTel: 01626 332182
In addition to GP consultations the practice adheres to the General Medical Services Contract for the provision of healthcare services:
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as a second appointment will be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations. These vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.
Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.
Hepatitis A: 2 vaccinations over 12 months
Hepatitis B: 3 vaccinations and a blood test
Hepatitis B Booster (each)
Yellow Fever (each) (Albany Surgery)
Japanese Encephalitis (Course of 2)
Rabies: 3 vaccinations
Rabies Booster (each)
Fit to Fly Certificates
Fit to Travel Examination & Report
Holiday Cancellation Insurance
Travel Health Questionnaire
To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form before coming to see the nurse.
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe a very useful booklet has been published with advice and guidance to help you get the most out of your holiday. To visit please click:- http://ec.europa.eu/publications/booklets/eu_glance/86/en.pdf (this is a large document and may take a minute or two to view)
Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:
We make charges for all non-NHS work we undertake. These charges may be variable:
Private sick certificates £20.00
Fit to Fly Certificates £20.00
Fit to Travel examination and report £90.00
Holiday Cancellation Insurance Cancellation £25.00
HGV Licence Examination £90.00
Taxi Licence Examination £90.00
Access to records under data protection £10.00 - £50.00
Private letter (fee depends on time taken @£3/min) Minimum £15.00
Lasting Power of Attorney £180.00
The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability.
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