Travel Vaccination information

The following travel vaccines are available free on the NHS if your GP practice is signed up to provide vaccination (immunisation) services.

  • polio (given as a combined diphtheria/tetanus/polio jab)
  • typhoid
  • hepatitis A

These vaccines are free because they protect against diseases thought to represent the greatest risk to public health if they were brought into the country.

You’ll have to pay for travel vaccinations against:

  • hepatitis B
  • Japanese encephalitis
  • meningitis vaccines
  • rabies
  • tick-borne encephalitis
  • tuberculosis (TB)
  • yellow fever

Useful Travel Sites

Travel Health Clinics

Travel Health Clinics may be available, please check for a suitable clinic in your area.

  • Superdrug travel clinic

46-50 Northumberland St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7DF

Hours: Open

Closes 5:15PM

Phone: 0333 311 1007

  • MASTA Travel Clinic – Bowburn Pharmacy

2 Ash Terrace Bowburn

Durham DH6 5AS

Phone: 0330 100 4106

  • MASTA Travel Clinic – Lloyds Pharmacy

Westerhope Road, Barmston, Washington

Tyne and Wear NE38 8JF

Phone: 0191 419 0555

  • Newcastle Medical Centre, within Boots the Chemist

Hotspur Way, Eldon Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Tyne and Wear NE1 7XR

Phone: 0330 100 4272