Overseas Travel Serviceglobal air travel

Due to an increase in workload we are no longer able to offer travel assessments at the practice.  We also no longer offer Yellow Fever vaccination. 

Patients seeking advice on travel health and travel vaccinations should visit the NHS Fit for Travel website in the first instance.

Patients requiring vaccinations can then contact any of the following local providers of travel vaccinations:

  • RIDU Travel Clinic, Western General Hospital, Ward 41 OPD, Western General Hospital
    0131 537 2823
  • Barnton Pharmacy, 195 Whitehouse Road
    0131 339 3449
  • Masta Travel Clinic, 5 Quality Street
    0131 336 303

More information about travel clinics within Lothian can be found here

Travelling in the EU
For most people, the UK Global Health Insurance Card (UK GHIC) replaces the existing European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) for new applications.  

If you have an existing EHIC, it will remain valid until the expiry date on the card.

You can apply for a new card up to 6 months before your current card expires.  To find out more and apply for a UK GHIC please click here.


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