Childhood immunisations are carried out mostly by the practice nurses in accordance with current guidelines. If you require immunisation for travel, please give as much notice as possible and advise us in writing of the countries you are due to travel to. The reception staff will advise you when to telephone to arrange any appointments and prescriptions. Please note from 1st December 2010 Travel Vaccinations are not available via NHS and must be paid for privately. Flu vaccinations are available for those that are at risk and those over the age of 65 from October annually. A shingles vaccination is available at the age of 70 to protect against Shingles and a pneumo vaccinations from the age of 65 to protect against pneumonia.