Travel Health

The Delivery of Travel Vaccines in Scotland has changed

To try and help manage the GP workload and make sure GPs are using their skills in the best way the Scottish Government, together with  GPs, agreed that giving vaccinations should be moved away from General Practice and to Community Vaccination Teams.


Vaccination History Form for Travel

Please click here to access the form to request a copy of your vaccination history for travel purposes.

Your vaccination history will be ready for collection 5 working days after form submitted.

If you attend a travel clinic and receive additional vaccinations please advise us and we will update your medical record.

If you require vaccination for travel, we have provided an example of available travel clinics in the locality:

Western General Hospital

Regional Infectious Disease Unit (RIDU), Ward 41 OPD (nearest entrance,Telford Road)Crewe Road,Edinburgh, EH4 2XU            

Tel: 0131 537 2823

Barnton Pharmacy Travel Clinic, 195 Whitehouse Road, Edinburgh, EH4 6BU

Tel: 0131 339 3449 or email

Superdrug Travel Clinic, 83 Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2ER

Tel: 03 333 111 007

Boots – on line service – appointments held at a selection of Boots pharmacies after on-line registration only.

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Select region to find out more on the NHS Fit for Travel website

When travelling abroad please visit to check up-to-date information and the required vaccines for the destination(s) your are travelling to or click on the region you are travelling to below: 


Central Asia

East Asia

Australasia & Pacific


Central America

Europe & Russia

Middle East

North America

South America & Antarctica

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Further Travel Information

The following websites will give you additional travel advice

NHS Scotland - Fit for Travel

Travel Health for information of vaccinations available on NHS

MASTA for private vaccination clinics for specific country travel advice

GHIC (Global Health Insurance Card) to apply for your free European Health Insurance Card