Injections please, not my eyes poked out !!!!
Me : I need Tetnus, Typhoid, Diptheria and Hepatitis A vaccines.
Doctor : Just make an appointment with Lisa the nurse on your way out.
Me: I need to make an appointment with Lisa.
Old bat of a Receptionist : What for ?
Me: Travel Vaccinations.
Receptionist : We don`t do them here.
Me: But the doctor said….
Receptionist : He is wrong, we don`t do them.
Me: Can you tell me who does ?
Receptionist: We don`t do them.
Me: I will take that as an F off then.
10 minutes later after Shout by Tears for Fears was on the car radio !!
Me: Do you do travel Vacciniations?
Nice bloke at Robin Lane Clinic: Yes, but only for our own patients.
Me: Can you tell me where i can get them on the NHS.
Nice bloke: From your GP.
Me: Just been there.
Nice bloke: Ahhh its a funding thing you see, some GP`s have opted out, there is a network called MASTA.
Me: I need Travel Vaccinations
Mitchells (MASTA): You need to come for a consultation.
Me: I know what I need.
Mitchells: We only do it with a £20 consultation payable upfront.
Me: Thanks, I will leave it.
Result……good old Boots on Friday £65 but there is a shortage of Hep A, nobody has any !!!
Got all my prescription pills and Malaria tabs too, another £32 OUCH.
Traveling and staying off the booze.