It is very important that you seek advice at least 10 - 12 weeks before you travel. This is because some vaccinations need more than one injection, and others take time to start working.
The private providers locally include:
Some injections are free via the NHS e.g. Hepatitis A, Typhoid, Polio and you will be advised accordingly.
These private providers will perform a risk assessment to identify which vaccines are recommended and the advice that best meets your needs. The information that is required from you will include:
- Departure date
- Length of stay
- All destinations
- Type of accommodation
- Style of trip (e.g. business/voluntary work)
- High risk activities
- If female and of child bearing age possibility of pregnancy
- Current medical conditions
- Current medication
- Known allergies
- Previous reactions to vaccinations