Travel Health

As from August 2019 The Riverside Practice will no longer be offering Private Travel Vaccinations.

For advice and administration of holiday vaccines, please contact a private travel clinic.

We advise you to approach a private travel clinic early as some vaccinations are courses that are required to be given over a few days/weeks.

List of Private Clinics in Cambridge:

However, some vaccines are still available on the NHS:

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. 

If advised by the travel clinic that you need the following vaccinations, please book an appointment with the practice nurse, YOU WILL NEED TO BRING your TRAVEL/RISK assessment form to the nurse appointment.

We will only be able to provide the following vaccinations under the NHS

Which travel vaccines will I have to pay for?

You'll have to pay for travel vaccinations against:

Yellow fever vaccines are only available from designated centres.

The cost of travel vaccines that aren't available on the NHS will vary, depending on the vaccine and number of doses you need.

It's worth considering this when budgeting for your trip.

Do you need vaccinations?

Vaccines need time to take effect and some may require a course over several weeks.

Select the region you are travelling to find out more.


Central Asia

East Asia

Australasia & Pacific


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 for specific country travel advice

EHIC to apply for your free European Health Insurance Card