Flu vaccination, available from October each year. Early booking is recommended as in 2005/06 manufacturers could not keep up with public demand
Childhood vaccinations administered according to the recommendations of the Chief Medical Officer and Department of Health schedules
Full range of vaccines available:
MMR and Hib (as per protocols)
Tetanus/Diptheria/Polio (boosters required every 10 years)
Typhoid (boosters required every 3 years)
Meningitis (ACWY and Type C vaccines as indicated) For travellers at risk of contracting Meningitis (mostly for destinations in sub-Sahara Africa) the usual vaccination is ACWY Vax. Recently published guidelines indicate that boosters are now required every two years not five as per previous protocols. If you are in doubt about your risk please contact the practice.
Hepatitis A (Course of 2 injections provides at least 10 years immunity)
Hepatitis B (course of 3 injections provides as least 10 years immunity)
Rabies Vaccine (course of 4 injections over four weeks gives up to 5 years protection)
Yellow Fever (Dr Edmonds practice is a registered Yellow Fever Centre)
Japanese Encephalitis (by special order)
Tick-Borne Encephalitis (by special order)
Zostavax - For people aged 55 and above a single dose for protection against Shingles
Latest advice on Malaria prophylaxis (oral medication) is routinely provided.It is always advisable to speak to Dr Edmonds before coming for vaccinations as some vaccines have to be ordered specially in advance and may not be in stock.