Increase awareness of travel-related health risks and encourage travellers to seek professional advice before travelling.
Improve accessibility and convenience for travellers seeking advice by supporting the development and expansion of clinics offering comprehensive, high quality and clinically robust travel health services.
Support healthcare professionals to effectively communicate the benefits of travel health advice to increase the number of travellers protected.
No matter whether you are travelling abroad on holiday, visiting family or friends or going on business, you should consider the potential health-related risks.
These risks can include sun stroke, dehydration, altitude sickness and serious travel-related diseases, including but not limited to malaria, hepatitis, rabies, cholera, Japanese encephalitis.
It is recommended that you research the countries you are travelling to and seek professional travel health advice so you can understand the risks and take the appropriate preventative measures. If you need vaccinations for your travels, you may need to allow time for more than one dose so plan ahead.
Seek travel health advice at least 6 weeks before travelling
For a travel health consultation visit:
Find your nearest convenient pharmacy or specialist travel health clinic for a risk assessment before your trip
For general travel health advice:
We provide a range of prescription only vaccines and medicines as well as consumer products to help protect people while on their travels. The helpful links below provide information on these products for members of the public including their Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) and Patient Information Leaflet (PIL), where applicable.
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Please consult your doctor, pharmacist or a travel health clinic for further information.
Product information specifically for healthcare professionals is also available.