It’s uncommon in the UK, but there are times when there is increased risk. Travellers to parts of the world with poor levels of sanitation should be particularly aware of the risks and consider the vaccine before travelling to one of the following areas.
The best way to reduce your risk of Hepatitis A is to be vaccinated against the condition. Book your appointment online with the team for advice on the Hepatitis A vaccine.
While travelling we recommend:
As the risk in the UK for Hepatitis A is so low, we are not routinely vaccinated against it. However, before travelling to an at-risk area we recommend talking to our team to determine if the vaccine is appropriate.
Ideally, your vaccinations for Hepatitis A would be started at least 2 or 3 weeks before you travel, although in some cases it can be given up to the day of your departure.
If you are unsure if you need the Hepatitis A vaccine, we recommend booking an appointment with our travel clinic. Our team will assess your risk based on where you plan on travelling and advise the best vaccination course.
It’s so easy to book a consultation using our dedicated online booking service. Simply click the link below to book your vaccinations and benefit from expert travel advice at a time that suits you.