We have a limited number of travel appointments so please try booking in advance. The travel appointements are usually released up to 4 weeks in advance. There is high demand on these appointments, as such we cannot guarantee there will be one available to suit your planned travel dates.
The travel vaccines which we provide, and are only those free on the NHS are Diphtheria/Tetanus/Polio, Typhoid and Hepatitis A (subject to availability). Other travel vaccines, if required, are available privately elsewhere (such as Yellow Fever, Rabies, Hepatitis B, Meningococcal ACWY). There are many alternative providers of travel health advice and vaccinations in London, largely at certain chemists or private travel clinics. (Please see details below). Most chemists provide malaria tablets for adults without the need for a prescription from your GP practice.
Please note that we are currently experiencing a supply issues for some of the travel vaccines such as Child Hep A and Adult Hep A/ thyphoid .
Travel Vaccine Recommendations and Advice:
Please do check vaccine recommendations and Travel advice from NaTHNaC and/or Fit For Travel. These provide general travel information, vaccine recommendations, information about malaria and other risks
Your Vaccination Records
You can view the past vaccines that we have recorded electronically for you once you are registered via the NHS App or Patient Choices. We may not have complete records, especially if you had vaccinations abroad or privately. As a guideline, you should have completed the UK Routine Immunisation schedule, which includes 2 doses of Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) and the Tetanus/diphtheria/polio course in your childhood and teens.
Vaccine Length of Protection:
- Diphtheria/Tetanus/Polio: 10 years, Typhoid: 3 years
- Hepatitis A: 1 dose lasts 1 year. A second dose of Hepatitis A provides cover for 25 years from the date of the second dose.
- Yellow Fever: 1 dose lasts lifelong (2016 World Health Organisation Agreement)
- Rabies: Pre-exposure course of 3 lasts 10 years (2 x post exposure doses required if you have an animal bite/scratch abroad.
We do not stock Yellow Fever, Rabies, Meningitis ACWY or the Hepatitis B vaccine for travel purposes and you should contact other providers for these.
If you have booked an appointment with our nurse please kindly ensure that you completed the below questionnaire at least one week prior to your appointment with the nurse.
Please do not complete the form link unless you have an appointment booked, otherwise we will not be able to action it.
AQUA travel clinic
59 Mill Lane, West Hampstead, London NW6 1NB
At Aqua Pharmacy, the specially-trained travel health pharmacists can provide advice and information on immunisation. Y They operate a walk-in clinic Monday to Friday from 9am to 6.30pm and Saturday am to 12.30pm.
The pharmacists will work out the vaccine requirements for your holiday using the latest information provided by the government and NHS England for the countries you visit. For advice or to book an appointment please call 020 7435 4273 or visit the pharmacy in person to speak to their trained staff.
The Travel Medicine Clinic
Completely private clinic Housed within the Hospital of Tropical Diseases at University College London Hospital.
Travel Clinic; Hospital for Tropical Diseases ,2nd Floor, Mortimer Market Centre, Capper Street, London WC1E 6JB
Monday - Friday, pre-booked appointments only Tel: 02034567891
Some local chemists in West Hampstead, Hampstead Heath and Finchley Road also provide travel immunisations. The Royal Free Hospital no longer offers a Travel Clinic.
As already mentioned we have very limited travel clinics capacity & do not offer all the private vaccines so you may be better served by one of the alternative providers.
Fear Of Flying
Please visit our Fear Of Flying page for information and useful links
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