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Travel Vaccinationsglobal 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. 

Patients should attend the Surgery or Specialist Travel Clinic 6 to 8 weeks prior to departure.

Leith Mount Surgery Travel

What we can provide

Our Practice Nurses offer advice, information and vaccinations for patients travelling abroad. The Surgery can provide the following vaccines on the NHS - free of charge:

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Polio, Hepatitis A, Typhoid and MMR

Note that anti-malarial drugs and Hepatitis B can also be provided. If these are required, a private prescription, which is payable to the surgery (currently £25), and a medication / vaccine charge which is payable to the chemist, will apply.

Travel Health Questionnaire

To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form before coming to see the nurse.

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We would ask that if you are travelling within the next 14 days, you contact one of the Specialist Travel Clinics to ensure that an appointment is obtained.

Specialist Travel Clinics

What the Specialist Travel Clinics can provide

If you require any of the following additional vaccines:

Rabies, Yellow Fever, Meningococcal ACWY, Cholera, Japanese Encephalitis, Tick Borne Encephalitis

you will also need to attend one of the Specialist Travel Clinics shown below:

  • Travel Clinic, Western General Hospital - 0131 537 2822
  • The Edinburgh Clinic - 0131 447 2340
  • Travel Safe Edinburgh - 0131 538 2585
  • The Edinburgh Travel Health Clinic - 0131 667 1030
  • Masta Travel Clinic - 0131 336 3038
  • Dears Pharmacy Travel Clinic - 0131 659 6095 or 0131 332 2851

Information on travel vaccinations and anti-malarial tablets can be found on the following Fit for Travel NHS website

Travelling in Europe

If you are travelling to Europe please click on the following link for advice click:- 

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