from Essex's travel health specialists.
The Best Health Clinics team of doctors and pharmacists are our travel experts with access to the latest travel, vaccination and medical information. We pride ourselves on being a CQC registered clinic with appointments being available on the same day (available to book by telephone, email or walk-ins) and anti-malaria medication being dispensed on site.
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Why Best Health Travel Clinic?
Best Health Clinic's pharmacists and doctors are travel health experts who provide best-in-class service to our customers. Book an appointment to meet with our pharmacist in our travel vaccination clinic. All consultations, vaccines and medicines are administered by experienced travel health professionals.
Our clinical team have over 15 years combined experience in travel healthcare. With each booking, our pharmacist will provide you with a bespoke service, tailored to fit your individual needs.
You will be offered expert travel advice as well as recommendations for vaccines, bite prevention and anti- malaria tablets. We are also a designated yellow fever centre and can give the vaccine and certificate on the same day. We can also offer duplicate certificate and medical exemptions for yellow fever.
and when you need them
Cholera is a potentially fatal bacterial infection caused by drinking contaminated water or eating food which has been mixed with contaminated water.
Hepatitis A is a viral infection, which causes liver inflammation. It is spread by eating food and water contaminated by the stools of an infected person as a result or poor sanitation or poor personal hygiene.
Japanese encephalitis is a type of viral brain infection that is spread through mosquito bites. It can cause swelling of the brain resulting in permanent brain damage or death
Rabies is a serious viral infection that is spread to humans by being bitten by an infected animal. The infection causes inflammation of the brain and nervous system.
Tick-borne encephalitis is a viral infection that is spread to human via the bite of parasitic ticks. Initial symptoms are similar to flu, and the virus can spread to the lining of the brain and spinal cord (meningitis) and the brain (encephalitis).
Diphtheria is a potentially fatal infectious bacterial disease. It mainly affects the nose and throat and sometimes the skin and can cause difficulties in breathing.
Hepatitis B is a viral infection that can lead to severe liver problems and can be fatal. It can spread through blood and bodily fluids, such as semen and vaginal fluids.
Meningitis (meningococcal meningitis) is very serious and is treated as a medical emergency. It is a bacterial infection of the lining of the brain and spinal cord.
Tetanus is an infection caused by bacteria entering the body thorough a wound. The disease cause severe muscle spasms and can be fatal if left untreated.
Whooping cough, also called pertussis, is a highly contagious bacterial infection of the lungs and airways. It causes repeated coughing bouts that can last for two to three months or more, and can make babies and young children very ill.
Malaria is a serious tropical disease spread by mosquitoes infected with malaria parasites, which if not treated can be fatal. The risk of contracting malaria is high in affected countries.
Polio (poliomyelitis) is a viral infection that can cause difficulty in breathing, paralysis and death. It is a highly contagious virus that attacks the nervous system. It has largely been wiped out around the world, but is still epidemic in some countries around the world.
Typhoid fever is a bacterial infection that is spread by food and water contaminated with the bacteria Salmonella typhi. If left untreated it can cause internal bleeding in the digestive tract.
Yellow fever is a serious viral infection that is spread by certain types of mosquito. It is mainly found in sub-Saharan Africa, South America and parts of the Caribbean.
Meningitis ACWY For Hajj/Umrah
Meningitis symptoms can develop quickly and they can be difficult to spot as they as similar to symptoms of flu. Infection with meningitis is an emergency and requires admission into a hospital where you will be given antibiotics. All pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for Hajj or Umrah are required to show proof of vaccination in the last three years against meningitis ACWY.
Vaccination is required at least 10 days before you are due to travel and you will also receive a certificate as part of your vaccination.