Travel Clinic

Please Note: This service is only provided for patients that are registered with Canterbury Medical Practice

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

Visit Fitfortravel to find out more information about countries and vaccinations required.

It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible – at least 6 weeks before you travel – as a second appointment will be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations. These vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine. Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.

Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because 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.

Fees for Travel Vaccinations

Hepatits A   FREE
Hepatitis B      £30.00 each
Polio/Diptheria/Tetanus  FREE
Meningitis ACWY  £40.00
Private prescription for Malaria Tablets£15