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Travel Vaccinations

If you are travelling abroad, then it is important to know whether you need a travel vaccination or not. In many countries there are infectious diseases, some of which are life threatening, which you may catch if you don’t have a vaccination. You can find out which vaccinations you need for a particular destination at http://www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk/destinations.aspx. Vaccinations for travel abroad include

  • Polio
  • Tetanus
  • Diphtheria
  • Typhoid
  • Cholera
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Yellow Fever
  • Rabies
  • Tuberculosis
  • Japanese encephalitis
  • Tick-Borne encepahalitis
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella
  • Meningococcal meningitis

You can read more about each vaccination at http://www.nhs.uk/Planners/vaccinations/Pages/Thevaccines.aspx.

Generally you have to pay for vaccinations against meningococcal meningitis, hepatitis B, yellow fever, rabies, tuberculosis, Japanese encephalitis and tick-borne encephalitis.

Travel Vaccinations are available at http://www.privategp.com/travel-immunisations.html.