Travel Vaccinations

We run a comprehensive Travel Clinic that can give advice, vaccinations & medications for any type or length of travel.

Amongst others we can provide:

Yellow Fever
Hepatitis A & B
Cholera
Typhoid
Polio
Tetanus
Diphtheria
Japanese B Encephalitis
Tick Borne Encephalitis
Meningitis ACWY
MMR

Please make an appointment in plenty of time before your date of travel.  To do this, please contact reception and ask for an appointment with the travel nurse.

There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below: 

Europe Europe & Russia North America North America
Central America Central America South America South America
Caribbean Caribbean Africa Africa
Middle East Middle East Central Asia Central Asia
East Asia East Asia Australasia Australasia and Pacific

It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as a second appointment will be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations. These vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.

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.

 

Yellow Fever

Why do you need immunisation against Yellow Fever?

Yellow fever is a serious disease which occurs in certain countries of Africa and South America. It is often fatal and there is no cure. Yellow fever is caused by a virus passed to humans by bites from infected mosquitoes. Some countries require a certificate of immunisation against yellow fever before they will let you into the country.

  • Yellow fever is the only disease which routinely requires proof of immunisation.
  • In some countries immunisation is compulsory for all incoming visitors.
  • In some countries immunisation is compulsory for those who have travelled from a 'yellow fever' area or country.

How often is it needed?

You should have an injection of vaccine at least 10 days before the date of travel to allow immunity to develop. A single dose of vaccine provides immunity for at least 10 years. A repeat certificate of immunisation is required every 10 years if you are still at risk.

Yellow Fever vaccine can only be given at accredited centres. The Staploe Medical Centre is an accredited centre.

 

Immunisation Prices

 

Preparation

Registered Patient

Non Registered Patient

HPV for those females outside the national programme (refer to Doctor or Nurse to check eligibility)     Cervarix or Gardasil

£375 for course of three injections

Tetanus/Diptheria/Polio

No Charge

Typhoid (single injection)

No Charge

Hepatitis A (Adult)

No Charge

Hepatitis A (Junior)

No Charge

Yellow Fever (includes certificate)

£60.00

£60.00

Meningitis ACWY

£55.00

Hepatitis B (Engerix) (Course of three injections + post course blood test)

£43.00 each**

(Reclaimable for Health & Vetinary Workers)

Rabies (course of three injections)

£60.00 each

(Reclaimable for Vetinary Workers)

Japanese  Encephalitis (Course of two)

£89.00 each

 

Cholera (Dukoral) (Course of two)

£37.00

Sterile Medical Pack and certificate

£11.00 + VAT

 

** Employers should fund this vaccination if required for work purposes

Updated 2nd August 2018



Travelling in Europe

If you are travelling to Europe the EU has published useful information for travellers on the European website.

Useful websites

Malaria Hotspots

Fit for Travel

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