This viral liver infection is common in Africa and India and produces symptoms including nausea, fever, diarrhoea and muscles and joint pain. It’s recommended to have a vaccination for hepatitis A if you’re planning to travel anywhere where sanitation is poor.
The vaccine should be administered 2 to 4 weeks before travelling. Hepatitis A vaccine should provide protection for at least a year after the first dose. A booster should also be given up to 36 months following the initial dose. This should provide protection from the virus for at least 10 years.
Does for children
The vaccine should be administered 2 to 4 weeks before travelling. The junior vaccine should provide protection for at least a year after the first dose. A booster should also be given up to 36 months after the first dose, which provides protection for at least 10 years.
|Hepatitis A vaccination||£65 per dose*
(£40 for vaccination + £25 appointment fee to administer the vaccine)
* Patients who require multiple vaccinations within the same appointment are eligible for a £25 discount for each additional vaccine and are only required to pay the £25 appointment fee once. Please check in advance that the combination of vaccines required is clinically recommended and appropriate.
** A £25 deposit is required per patient at the time of booking.