Travel Health Advice

At the Roleystone Family Medical Centre we offer a full range of travel vaccinations at competitive prices.

If possible, it is important to come and see us 4-6 weeks prior to departure as the immunizations take a couple of weeks to be effective and some require multiple doses.

Whilst individual requirements may vary the standard adult schedules for typical immunizations are as follows (accelerated, slightly less effective, courses in brackets)

  • Hepatitis A: 0, 6-12 months
  • Hepatitis B: 0, 1, 6 month (0,7,21 days, 12 months)
  • Hepatitis A&B combination: 0,1,6 months (0,7,21 days, 12 months)
  • Hepatitis A & Typhoid Combination: 0, Hepatitis A booster 6-36 months
  • Typhoid: Single dose, booster every 3 years Polio: Single booster dose 10 yearly
  • Tetanus & Diphtheria: Single booster 10 yearly
  • Rabies:0,7 & 28(21) days, 2 yearly booster or blood test
  • Japanese Encephalitis: 0,7 & 28 days (0,7,14 days 1-3 months)
  • Yellow Fever: Single dose 10 yearly
  • Meningitis ACWY (Hajj meningitis vaccine):Single dose 3-5 yearly

Please bring any records you have of previous immunizations with you to your appointment.

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Don’t forget to take out adequate travel insurance.


Test Results

When making an appointment for test results, please check with the receptionist that the results have arrived at the medical centre. Test results are usually delivered to the centre 3 working days after tests have been performed.


Repeat prescriptions

Please note, a doctors appointment is required for repeat prescriptions.


Important Links

Links to 3rd party websites and groups with useful information:

General Health

Cancer Council – Servicing all Australians affected by cancer through support, research and prevention programs.

Prostate Cancer – Support for you or someone you love who been impacted by prostate cancer.

Heart Foundation – Information on heart disease and heart health through Risk Reduction, Support, Care and Research..

Parkinsons WA – Information regarding Parkinson’s disease.

National Asthma – Information regarding asthma.

Diabetes WA – Information regarding diabetes.

Mental Health

Beyond Blue – Information and support for anxiety, depression and suicide prevention for everyone in Australia.

Black Dog Institute – Research on anxiety and depression in children and young people.

PANDA – Postnatal depression.

Sexual Health

Healthy Male – Resource site on Men’s Health including infertility, sexual health, testicular cancer and prostate diseases.

Integrated Sexual Health – A private medical clinic based in Fremantle offering assessment and treatment of sexual health problems.

Relationships Australia – Information on aspects of relationship difficulties.


Medicare Online – The national insurance scheme that provides free or subsidised healthcare for Australians.