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Hospital for Tropical Diseases: Travel Clinic

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For those with complex medical problems planning to travel to tropical regions who require pre-travel advice, including vaccines, anti-malarials and prophylactic drugs.

There is also a private service which is open to anyone. Please note: patients who use the private service will need to pay a consultation fee and will then have to pay for all vaccines and additional equipment, whether they have a complex medical condition or not.

Eligibility criteria


The clinic will see patients that are planning to travel to tropical regions and:

  • are receiving treatment or being followed up by a doctor for their condition or are under specialist care for a medical problem (e.g. cancer, diabetes, immunocompromised, cardiovascular and rheumatologic conditions)
  • who suffer from allergies
  • who are pregnant
  • who are over the age of 65 years
  • are children or infants

How to refer


Referral methods: Email

A GP referral letter is required:
e: uclh.htdtravelclinic@nhs.net


Private service: patients can self-refer by telephone.

Please note: patients have to pay for the private service. See above for details.

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Review date: Tuesday, 17 October 2023