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Appointments

The Triangle Group Surgery operates an appointment system. An appointmnet will last a maximum of 10 minutes. Appointments with a doctor or nurse must be made beforehand. Walk-in appointments are available only for children during the evening surgery every day from 3pm - 5:30pm except Monday when it starts at 3:30pm

Cancelling your Appointment

If you are unable to attend an appointment with one of the doctors or nurses, please telephone or use the Online Services link to cancel your appointment.

Results over the phone

Results of smears, swabs, x-rays and blood tests are available by phone between 3:00pm – 6:00pm, for the patient only. Please note that results normally take one week to be notified to the practice. It is the patient’s responsibility to follow-up on their test results.

Travel Vaccinations

Determining the vaccinations you require when traveling abroad depenvaccinationds on the individual country you are traveling to, your existing medical conditions and any medications you are currently taking. Therefore, information about which vaccines you will need CANNOT be given over the phone without a prior assessment by the practice nurse.

If you are planning a trip abroad, it is recommended that you visit the practice nurse at least 8 weeks before your travel date as some jabs take time to reach their full effect. If you have not previously been immunised against diphtheria, polio or tetanus or are due for a booster, this is an ideal opportunity to have the vaccinations. You may choose to have your vaccines at the practice or at a special travel clinic should you wish. Please note that vaccines for yellow fever and rabies are not available at this practice.

There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below

 

Europe Europe & RussiaNorth America North America
Central America Central Americaindia South America
egypt Carribeanlithuania Africa
bulgaria Middle Eastpoland Central Asia
china East Asiachina Australasia and Pacific

 

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.


Travel Health Questionnaire

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form before coming to see the nurse.

clock2Travel Questionnaire

 
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