The risks to health whilst travelling will vary between individuals based on activities abroad, length of stay and general health of the traveller. Please book your appointment by calling one of our clinics.
During consultation, our trained travel health doctors will advise you on the Recommended Vaccinations and will suggest others be considered based on the history of the individual traveller.
Hepatitis A Vaccination
Price: Price: £43 per dose
Hepatitis A is a viral infection which can cause severe liver disease. The viral infection is usually spread by contaminated food and water. This disease is rife in SE Asia.
Combined Tetanus, Diptheria & Polio Vaccination
Price: Price: £32 per dose
Diphtheria is uasually spread by close contact with infected persons. In the UK, the combined Diptheria/Tetanus/Polio vaccine is recommended when diphtheria boosters are indicated for adults. A diphtheria booster lasts 10 years. Tetanus is a serious infection, usually contracted following contamination of wounds. In the UK, after 5 doses of vaccine, tetanus boosters are not routinely required unless travelling to areas with limited medical care. In the UK, the combined Diptheria/Tetanus/Polio vaccine is recommended when tetanus boosters are indicated. A tetanus booster lasts 10 years.
Price: Price: £45 per dose
Rabies is a fatal viral infection usually spread by the saliva of infected animals. Human cases are usually due to dog bites but many animals can be infected, and a scratch or lick may be sufficient to transmit the disease. Rabies is fatal once symptoms begin. Around 15-20 million people per year are exposed to a suspected rabid bite, scratch or lick, resulting in 60,000-100,000 deaths annually. SE Asia is the most likely place on earth to have an exposure and the number of rabies carrying mammals in increasing.
Price: Price: £45 per dose
Typhoid fever is a bacterial infection usually spread by contaminated food and water. It can cause a serious illness, but vaccines offer up to 80% protection.
Hepatitis B Vaccination
Price: Price: £38 per dose
Hepatitis B is a viral infection which can cause serious liver disease. It is usually spread sexually and by contact with infected blood or body fluids (e.g. puncture of the skin with contaminated needles). Vaccination is recommended for long-stay travellers, and those at risk due to their medical history, activities or work.
Book a consultation to discuss your malaria requirements with one of our travel team. Which malaria medicine is required depends on your risk assessment.
Malarone – £2.50 per tablet & Doxycycline – 60p per tablet.
Recommendations for Malaria tablets to prevent malaria differ by country of travel. No antimalarial drug is 100% protective and must be combined with the use of personal protective measures, (i.e., insect repellent, long sleeves, long pants, sleeping in a mosquito-free setting or using an insecticide-treated bed net).
Japanese Encephalitis Vaccination
Price: Price: £75 per dose
Japanese Encephalitis is a viral infection causing a severe flu like illness. It is spread by mosquitoes that bite between dusk and dawn, and occurs mainly in rice and paddy field areas, often where pig farming takes place. Vaccination is recommended for rural or long-stay travellers in affected areas.
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