Our Doctors have special interests in Family Medicine and are able to offer same-day vaccinations due to our proximity to our local pharmacy. If you have any questions about the vaccine you are planning to book in for, you can contact our Practice and ask to speak to our friendly Practice Nurse.
If you are heading overseas in the near future, for work or pleasure, an essential part of the travel experience is making sure you don’t get sick along the way.
Our doctors are well traveled individuals, who carefully monitor health outbreaks throughout the world and understand the risks that come with some destinations.
You can find out more about specific destinations by visiting the World Health Organisation or you can book into see one of our doctors if you have a complex trip planned, to get your vaccinations tailor made to you and your trip.
Shaw Road is an accredited Yellow Fever Provider, which is an important vaccination to have if you are travelling a country where there is a risk of Yellow Fever transmission.
In preparation for your visit to the practice, we ask that you bring along;
- Vaccination History
- Planned Destinations/Itinerary
- Specific Information on your activities
If you are struggling to access your vaccination records, our support team will be able to assist you. You can also have a blood test, which can assist in determining your immune status.
To assist in a thorough consultation, you can also download and complete our Pre-Travel Consult Questionnaire and bring it with you to your appointment, otherwise try to arrive a few minutes early in order to complete this.
If you are a member of any health care fund, please bring along this information to your appointment as well.
After your vaccination, we ask that patients wait at the practice for the time advised by the doctor, to monitor you for a short while. During this time you will be regularly assessed by our Practice Nurse.
Our practice also have Travel Kits available for $95.00. Their contents will contain gastrostop, hydralyte, bandages, gauze etc and any prescribed medications as per your appointment with your GP.
Fees for Travel Consultations
The fee for your travel consultation will reflect the time you spend with the doctor, but will also depend on the vaccines you require.
You can speak with our friendly reception team for more information on our fees prior to your consultation by calling us on (07) 3260 7525.
Your visit to our practice should be no later than 4 weeks prior to your trip. So you can allow yourself as much time as possible, try to book your initial consultation with us up to 12 weeks before you leave the country.
Our sister practice Brisbane GP & Travel Doctor is an accredited Yellow Fever provider.