There’s no point spending hours choosing your swimwear, beach bag and flip-flops if you barely think about the bugs and other health risks that could ruin your holiday.
Almost one in four UK holidaymakers don’t get any vaccinations despite travelling to areas that have life-threatening infectious disease.
Find out which travel jabs you need for your destination.
It’s not worth skipping travel vaccinations. Infectious diseases can make you very sick, spoil your holiday and even kill or cripple you.
Vaccinations protect you against many travel-related infections, such as yellow fever, typhoid and hepatitis A. Use the information on these pages to learn about travel vaccines, which ones you need for your destination, and when and where to get them.
What’s available on the NHS?
Some travel vaccinations are freely available on the NHS. Others are only available privately, vaccines incuring a charge are as follows: Prices for vaccinations will be confirmed at the time of booking
In addition a £15 charge is applicable for those malaria tablets that require a private prescription:
When and where?
Travel Clinics are no longer done in the surgery and are all undertaken in the Travel Clinic at the Western General Hospital. They can be contacted by calling the main switchboard on 0131 537 1000