Travel Health

Do you need vaccinations?

We insist on at least 8 weeks’ notice prior to the date of travel, as some travel vaccines take several weeks to provide protection and others require a course of treatment separated by more than 3 weeks. If the trip is deemed to be outside of our area of expertise, or we have not been given sufficient time to prepare for travel, you will be advised to contact a Travel Vaccination Clinic.

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

Travel Vaccination Prices

Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.

In accordance with BMA guidance, the following travel vaccines are funded on the NHS:

  • Typhoid – (first and any booster doses)

  • Hepatitis A
  • Tetanus, diphtheria and polio vaccine

  • Cholera (prescription for a 2 courses)

  • Smallpox (according to BMA)

  • Anti-malarial medication (in accordance with the MDDUS)

The following travel vaccines are NOT funded on the NHS:

  • Rabies

  • Hepatitis B
  • Japanese B encephalitis

  • Meningococcal A C W135 & Y

  • Tick-borne

  • Yellow fever

  • Ciprofloxacin

Travel Assessment Form

To help us offer the appropriate advice, patient will need to complete a travel questionnaire before coming to see the nurse. This can be obtained from the receptionist.

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