Zika Virus alert for travelling people
All travellers (especially pregnant women) who are travelling to countries affected with zika virus infection follow strict personal protective measures against mosquito bites incase during and till 14 days after the visit you develop any one or more following symptoms:
onset of fever, rash, joint pain and or conjunctivitis you should contact the nearest health facility.
List of affected countries:
Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Elsalvador, French Guniana, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Saint Martin, Suriname, U.S. Virgin Islands, Venezuela, Samoa, Cape Veda.
Check up-to-date information on Department of Health website on
I am going abroad, what do I need to do about immunisations?
If you are planning a holiday abroad and think you may need vaccinations or Malaria tablets please give yourself at least 6 weeks for your vaccine planning. You will need to have your appointment at least 4 weeks before your departure date in order to give enough time for us to complete your course of jabs.
Please fill in a travel vaccine request form. Once this is received then we will be more then happy to book an appointment with practice nurse.
Prior to coming to your appointment, please visit:
This website will advise you which immunisations you need and whether you need to take malaria protection for the countries you are visiting.
You will need to pay for certain immunisations, these include Hepatitis B and Rabies, for further information please contact the surgery on 0151 724 2396.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
Turkey (Europe & Russia)
Australlia and Pacific
You can also visit the Liverpool school of tropical medicine for vaccines. Tel: 0151 705 3223