Whitwick Health CentreNorth StreetWhitwickLeics, LE67 5HXTel: 01530 839629
We offer the following services:
Did you know if you are aged between 40 and 74 years old you are entitled to a free NHS Health Check? This could help identify potential risks early, by having this check and following the advice of your health professional, you can improve your chances of living a healthier life.
The check will take about 20 minutes, if you wish to make an appointment for this please ring 01530 839629 and ask to speak to Helen.
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below:
It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as a second appointment will be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations. These vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.
Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe the EU has published useful information for travellers on the European website.
Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:
The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability.
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