New NHS Lothian Travel Health Service
Before travelling abroad please consult -
NO travel vaccines will be undertaken by local HSCP services.
PLEASE NOTE HEPATITIS A VACCINE IS NOT AVAILABLE IN THE PRACTICE DUE TO A GLOBAL SHORTAGE. PLEASE TAKE ADVICE FROM A TRAVEL CLINIC
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you should contact a local Travel Centre to discuss your travel plans.
The Practice Nurses can give you NHS vaccinations: Hepatitis A, Typhoid and Tetanus but these will only be given after you have contacted the above link for advice or have checked on the Fit forTravel website that you only need NHS vaccines.
If you are travelling within the next few weeks the Practice Nurses will be unable to provide any vaccinations and suggest you contact a Travel Clinic within Lothian.
The nearest Travel Centre is at Mussellburgh: Elphinstone International Health Centre, Elphinstone Wing, Carberry Estate, Mussellburgh EH21 8PW.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe the EU has published useful information for travellers on the European website.