Our supplier Sanofi Pasteur has informed us that currently they are out of stock of injectable typhoid vaccine and will be until January 2013. Sussex Travel Clinic is offering the Oral Typhoid Vaccine Vivotif as an alternative during this time.
Vivotif is taken on day 0, day 2, and day 5. Cost – £30 per course.
Vivotif is a live vaccine but can be given with other live vaccines and does not need to be separated by 4 weeks like other live vaccines do.
Both UK suppliers of rabies vaccine Novartis and Sanofi Pasteur are currently out of stock of rabies vaccine and normal supplies will not start until November 2012.
Sussex Travel Clinic have made the decision to administer rabies vaccine intraderamally(ID) to ensure our rabies supply lasts through the shortage period.
ID Rabies is given on day 0, 7 and 21 or 28.
Please note: Rabies vaccine administered by ID technique should only be administered by those trained in ID technique. All nurses at Sussex Travel Clinic are trained to give ID injections.
Sussex Travel Clinic now has flu vaccines in stock for those not eligible for an NHS flu vaccine. Cost £18
We also offer an onsite flu vaccine service for businesses with 10 or more employees.
To Book please call 01273 749100 or use our ONLINE booking via our website.
Sussex Travel Clinic is now booking appointments for flu jabs. Our flu vaccines will be delivered at the end of September and clinics will commence on Saturday 29th September.
Flu is a highly infectious illness and is easily spread through sneezing and coughing small droplets into the air. Flu can be very unpleasant and symptoms include: high temperature, sore throat, aches and pains and tiredness. Symptoms can last for 1 week or longer.
Some people will be entitled to a flu vaccine free of charge on the NHS. Those with chronic illness, those aged 65 years and over, pregnant women and carers should contact their GP for a flu vaccine.If you do not fall into any of these risk groups we can help.
Vaccination against flu for travel should be considered under some circumstances :
Reduce staff sickness this winter by offering your staff a flu vaccination. If you have a company with 10 or more employees requiring a flu vaccine contact us to arrange an on site visit at your place of work. This service is available from October onwards.
To book your flu vaccine call 01273 749100 or book online
Cost £18 per dose.
Influenza (Flu) is a viral infection which affects the respiratory tract. In healthy individuals flu is usually self limiting and most people recover within one to two weeks.Flu symptoms include fever and chills, headache, cough, fatigue, blocked nose and muscular pain. If you have a medical condition you may be entitled to a flu vaccine through the NHS and should contact your surgery to arrange a vaccination. iF you are not entitled to a flu vaccine through the NHS, we can vaccinate you at our clinic in Hove, East Sussex. The cost of the flu vaccine is £18.
With the recent warm spell in the UK flu activity remains low at present, however we have not yet reached the peak time for flu circulation, which is usually between December and March.
If you are travelling abroad the risk of flu will depend on the time of year, where you are travelling to and the duration of travel. Travellers can be at risk of flu during summer months of travel. Others at risk are those travelling in crowded places such as cruise ships and those attending pilgrimages such as Hajj or Umrah.
Sussex Travel Clinic currently has flu vaccinations in stock. Last year demand was great and we had run out of supplies by December- please book early if you want a flu jab this year. Call 01273 749100 to arrange an appointment.
Sussex Travel Clinic offers an on-site flu vaccination service for companies with 10 or more staff requiring the flu vaccine. Please contact our nursing team on 01273 749100 to arrange.