Travel Health

Do you need vaccinations?

Our Nurses can provide basic travel health advice and you should contact NHS Lothian Travel Clinic or a private travel clinic for appropriate immunisations. 

Travel Clinics – NHS Lothian | Our Services

Diptheria, Tetanus, Polio, Hepatitis A, Typhoid, Cholera and MMR are provided free by the NHS.

Select the region you are travelling to find out more.

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

Travel Health for information of vaccinations available on NHS

MASTA for private vaccination clinics

Gov.uk for specific country travel advice

EHIC to apply for your free European Health Insurance Card

 

Anxiety about Flying

Baronscourt Surgery have a policy of NOT prescribing sedative medications (benzodiazepines) for anxiety about flying.

If you want to know more about the evidence-based reasons for this, or what else you can do to help your anxiety about flying, please click the link below:

Benzodiazepines for Flying