Pharmacy: July 2018

June 25 2018

Planning a trip abroad? Gap-year, holiday, religious pilgrimage or business trip?

Would you like to get your vaccinations and travel medicines at the best price, time and city-wide location possible?That’s exactly what we are offering at the Kellaway Pharmacy Bristol Travel Clinic. An estimated 35 million travellers jet off without seeking any medical advice. Please don’t put your health at risk. Malaria, hepatitis, rabies, cholera, Japanese encephalitis are only some of the travel-related diseases that we help protect you from. Discovering another country's health system as a patient, when you are a long way from home is no holiday maker's dream. The additional cost and anxiety all part of the nightmare. Our travel clinic is run by NHS regulated professionals providing expert advice you can rely on. By using our service, you are supporting our community-focused award-winning independent pharmacy and enabling us to donate to our charity partner WaterAid. 

 Eight weeks before your trip is the recommended time to seek health advice but if it is late, don’t panic. We offer same day, last minute appointments, just get in touch today.

We also now have partner locations across the city and in South Gloucester too. Do spread the word to family and friends. Call us free on 0800 7723575. 

 Other key expertise we offer; safely travelling with medicines, storing fridge preparations e.g insulin, eye drops, liquid restrictions on airlines, legal implications of travelling abroad with some medicines, adjusting doses to accommodate long distance travel. Managing travel sickness and preventing stomach upset effectively across all age groups is also on offer. Need help to put together a travel first aid kit? We can help. Come in and check out our range of natural sun screen, DEET free repellents and trendy bamboo sun glasses!   

We are pleased to announce that we are partnering with the Meningitis Now charity to support their work.  Do come in to pick up a symptoms card and find out more about this disease that still takes young lives and causes long-term disability.The Meningitis B vaccination, the only prevention available is offered by the NHS only to children born after 2015. Did you know Kellaway Pharmacy offers the lowest priced Meningitis B vaccination service in the city?  We now have people travelling from outside the city to use our service. Contact us on 0800 7723575 for more details.