Travel Health

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Do you need vaccinations?

Our nurses can provide travel health advice and arrange for appropriate immunisations. Please arrange an appointment for a travel consultation at least 6-8 weeks before departure if possible. Vaccines need time to take effect and some may require a course over several weeks.

Select the region you are travelling to find out more.


Central Asia

East Asia

Australasia & Pacific


Central America

Europe & Russia

Middle East

North America

South America & Antarctica

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Further Travel Information

The following websites will give you additional travel advice

Travel Health for information of vaccinations available on NHS

MASTA for private vaccination clinics for specific country travel advice

EHIC to apply for your free European Health Insurance Card


Travel Vaccination Prices

These travel vaccinations can be given by your GP practice under the NHS:

  • hepatitis A vaccine (monovalent vaccine) -
  • combined hepatitis A and typhoid vaccine
  • typhoid vaccine
  • combined tetanus, diphtheria and polio vaccine
  • cholera vaccine

You will need to pay privately for the following travel vaccinations:

  • hepatitis B vaccine (monovalent vaccine and combination vaccine with hepatitis A - £40 per injection (course of 3)
  • meningitis ACWY135 vaccine £50
  • yellow fever vaccine £55
  • Japanese B encephalitis vaccine £60
  • tick-borne encephalitis vaccine £60
  • rabies vaccine £40 per dose (3 doses)

You can buy the following malaria prevention medicines over the counter from a community pharmacy. You don’t need a prescription:

  • chloroquine (Avloclor ®)
  • proguanil (Paludrine ®)
  • chloroquine with proguanil (Avloclor/Paludrine ®)
  • atovaquone with proguanil (Maloff Protect ®)