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Priory Medical Centre, Wells, Somerset, BA5 1XJ

Tel: 01749 601 333

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IMMUNISATIONS

This practice follows the national policy for childhood immunisation. Further information can be found on the NHS Immunisation Schedule website.

 

New additions to Schedule

Cervical Cancer can be caused by human papillomavirus types 16 and 18- recently the HPV vaccination has been introduced into the schedule for girls aged 12 to 13.

See the up-to-date details on the current range of Meningitis vaccinations.

 

Adults

Tetanus & Polio

Protection against tetanus and polio should be kept up to date. A full primary course with a booster at 15 years of age should be followed by at least two boosters at 10 year intervals to protect throughout life.

Influenza

Annual protection against influenza is offered to patients aged 65 and over and those at high risk, e.g., with chronic heart, chest and breathing disorders, and diabetes.

Notice of this coming winter's Flu Vaccination Programme will appear here and also on the News page.

 

Travel Immunisations

If  you need travel advice please contact one of the travel clinics.

Masta Travel Bath or Bristol 0330 100 4115 or
Nomad Travel Clinic Bath 01341 555 061

Details can be found on the holiday travel page.

Useful websites (click to visit)

Travel Health Pro - Comprising the travel health resources of the National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC).

Foreign and Commenwealth Office

NHS Immunisation - the most comprehensive, up-to-date and accurate source of information on vaccines, disease and immunisation in the UK.