Travel Health

The Delivery of Travel Vaccines in Scotland is Changing.

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

Please click here to find out more.

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 https://weare.nhslothian.scot/travelclinics/


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

Tel: 0131 339 3449 or email barntonpharmacy@btinternet.com   

https://mybarntonpharmacy.co.uk/travel-clinic/


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

Tel: 03 333 111 007 https://healthclinics.superdrug.com/travel-vaccinations/


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

https://www.boots.com/health-pharmacy-advice/vaccinations/travel-vaccination-health-advice-service

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

When travelling abroad please visit www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk 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: 

Africa

Central Asia

East Asia

Australasia & Pacific

Caribbean

Central America

Europe & Russia

Middle East

North America

South America & Antarctica

Further Travel Information

The following websites will give you additional travel advice

Scottish Government - International Travel

NHS Scotland - Fit for Travel

Travel Health for information of vaccinations available on NHS

MASTA for private vaccination clinics

Gov.uk for specific country travel advice

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