Vaccinations

Certificate Requirements

Yellow fever vaccination certificate required for travellers aged 1 year or over arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.

Yellow Fever £60 per dose

How much will it cost?

Per Dose £60
Doses per course 1
Price per course £60

Recommended for all travellers

The vaccines in this section are recommended for all travellers visiting the country.

Hepatitis A £55 per dose

Hepatitis A is a viral infection which causes an inflammation of the liver. In countries where hep A is prominent, many people catch it as a child. The infection tends to be mild in children but can occasionally cause complications. In adults, however, it can lead to liver damage or even liver failure. Although infection rates appear to be on the decrease, hepatitis A is endemic to Sri Lanka and the vaccination is recommended for all travellers.

Per Dose £55
Doses per course 1
Price per course £55
Poliomyelitis £32 per dose

Vaccination schedule

Given as a part of the polio, tetanus and diphtheria vaccine. The usual course consists of one booster dose. If you have never had the vaccine before you may need more than one dose.

Boosters

Every ten years.

Who needs it?

You should have a booster if it’s been more than 10 years since you last had a polio, tetanus and diphtheria booster.

Age restrictions

We provide the vaccine for children over the age of 10.

Per Dose £32
Doses per course 1
Price per course £32
Tetanus £32 per dose

The tetanus vaccine - or a booster - is recommended for all travellers who are planning to visit a country where access to medical assistance may be limited. You can get tetanus when tetanus bacteria get into your bloodstream, usually due to injury or a wound. You need a booster if your last tetanus jab was over ten years ago.

Per Dose £32
Doses per course 1
Price per course £32
Typhoid £32 per dose

Like hepatitis A, typhoid fever is a food- and waterborne disease. It causes digestive problems such as diarrhoea or constipation, stomach pain and a high fever. The typhoid vaccination is recommended for all travellers visiting Sri Lanka, where outbreaks continue to occur. In addition to getting vaccinated you should take care in choosing where you eat and practise good food hygiene while abroad.

Per Dose £32
Doses per course 1
Price per course £32




Why do I need a consultation?

It is difficult to say which vaccines you need without asking a medical professional. Your itinerary, your medical history and the activities you have planned all affect which vaccinations you need. It is important that a trained travel nurse or pharmacist checks what you need.

Exactly the travel vaccinations you need - no more, no less.

During your consultation, our nurse or pharmacist will talk you through the health risks at your travel destinations to check which vaccines you need. If a vaccine is not essential, we will explain your options so you can decide whether you would like to have it.

Malaria

Malaria is a serious and sometimes fatal disease transmitted by mosquitoes. You cannot be vaccinated against malaria.

Malaria Precautions

Malaria is a health risk in certain parts of Kenya.There is a very low risk of malaria in Nairobi, the areas immediately around Nairobi, and in the highlands above 2,500m. Malaria tablets aren’t recommended if you are only travelling to these areas, but you should take precautions and practise insect bite avoidance to reduce your risk.There is a high risk of malaria in the rest of Kenya, so you need to take antimalarial tablets in addition to using insect repellent and avoiding mosquito bites if you are travelling to these high risk areas. Using insect repellent containing at least 20% DEET, wearing long-sleeved clothing and sleeping under bed nets are very effective precautions which will help you avoid bites. 

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How it works

1 Book an appointment

Book online or call our booking line. Our lines are open every day!

2 Free Consultation

During your appointment, the nurse or pharmacist will assess which vaccines or medications you need.

3 Get your treatment

Once our health advisor has assessed your needs, you'll receive your vaccinations & treatments straight away.

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