Traveling Overseas

Travel Vaccinations

There is an international shortage of some vaccines  - particularly Hepatitis A and air travel

If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.

There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below


Europe Europe & Russia North America North America
Central America Central America South America South America
Caribbean Caribbean Africa Africa
Middle East Middle East Central Asia Central Asia
East Asia East Asia Australasia  Australasia and Pacific

It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you travel.

Not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.


Travelling in Europe

If you are travelling to Europe the EU has published useful information for travellers on the European website.

I am going abroad, what do I need to do about immunisations?

If you are planning a holiday abroad and think you may need vaccinations or Malaria tablets please give yourself at least 6 weeks for your vaccine planning. We do not offer travel vaccination at the practice currently. We may review this in the future. Apologise for any inconvenience caused.

please visit for travel vaccination information:

This website will advise you which immunisations you need and whether you need to take malaria protection for the countries you are visiting.

You can also contact the Liverpool school of tropical medicine for vaccines. Tel: 0151 705 3223

Liverpool Travel Clinic (link is external) - Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA

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