We offer travel health consultations, vaccinations, anti-malarials and travel related retail items by appointments on evenings Mon-Fri (17:30 to 18:30) and Saturdays (09:00 to 16:00).
Travel Health & Vaccination Clinic
Off on your travels? Make our travel clinic your first destination.
If you are planning to travel abroad, even in Europe (e.g. tick-borne encephalitis is now found in more than 20 European countries), it’s important to know:
Whether vaccinations are required or recommended based on the very latest information
If malaria is present in any areas of the countries you will visit and which antimalarials is best for this region
How to protect yourself from insect bites and take sensible precautions to reduce the risk of traveller’ diarrhoea
If you should be aware of other health risks where there are no travel vaccinations available.
We also offer, stand-by treatment of travellers’ diarrhoea, medicines to help with jet lag, prevent altitude sickness and delay period.
To find out which vaccines or antimalarials you may need, visit www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk or www.travelhealthpro.org.uk/countries
You can download the KnowAsYouGo application which is an interactive travel health app giving specialised travel health advice – vaccine recommendations and information about non vaccine preventable diseases and how to prevent them, as well as up to date country specific advice from UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Book an appointment with our specially-trained travel health and immunisation pharmacist who will make sure you get the right personalised protection you need. In your consultation, you will be advised based on your personal travel risk assessment and information from multiple reputable sources mainly TRAVAX and NaTHNaC checked in real time. We’ll never recommend vaccines you don’t need – If a vaccine is optional, we will explain your options so you can decide whether you would like to have it.
Please download the pre-travel questionnaire here or pick one up from the store and bring it with you to your appointment.
Please bring your vaccination history to your appointment.
We do not charge any consultation fees, however should you attend an appointment and not require any vaccines or medicines from us, a £20 consultation fee shall apply.
To book an appointment please call 020 7435 7075
Key Pieces Of Information You Should Know About Before You Go Travelling:
- General travel health advice leaflet
- MMR and travel abroad
- Travel and sexual health leaflet
- Practical aspects of bite prevention
- Rabies prevention advice
We stock the key products by Lifesystems:
Water Purification Tablets
First Aid Kits
- Tick Remover
- Anti Mosquito Spray (for spray-on treatment of fabrics and textiles)
We stock a range of DEET insect repellents and Moskito Guard which is a DEET-free insect repellent, containing 20% picaridin recommended by WHO and Public Health England.
Infographics: Prevent Bug Bites
What to know before you go. Bugs can spread diseases.
Travelers to tropical and other destinations should take steps to prevent bug bites.
Protect yourself. Wearing insect repellent with at least 20% DEET protects against mosquito and tick bites.
Apply protection. When applying both sunscreen and insect repellent, apply sunscreen first, let it dry, then apply insect repellent.
Other ways to prevent bug bites:
Wear long sleeves and pants.
Use permethrin-treated gear and clothing.
Sleep in places that are air conditioned or screened against bugs.
Sleep under a bed net if sleeping area is exposed to the outdoors.
See a doctor if you get sick after traveling and tell the doctor you traveled
Food and Beverage Safety for the International Traveler: What’s Safer and What’s Not
Unclean food and water can cause travelers’ diarrhea and other diseases. Travelers to developing countries are especially at risk. In otherwise healthy adults, diarrhea is rarely serious or life-threatening, but if can certainly make for an unpleasant trip. Take steps to avoid diarrhea when you travel. Source: USA Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).