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Hepatitis A Vaccinations in London

Travelling to Africa, Asia, the Middle East, or South America? Protect yourself against Hepatitis A

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Hepatitis A

There is a safe and effective vaccine is available to prevent hepatitis A.

What is Hepatitis A?
A virus found in human faeces, transmission occurs when people come in to contact with the virus. This can be through poor hygiene from the infected person transmitting the virus via their hands in prepared food or through anal or oral sex. Hep A can also be transmitted in contaminated water.

Hepatitis A is a viral liver disease that can cause mild to severe illness.


Symptoms usually start about 2 – 4 weeks after exposure. The most common symptoms of Hepatitis A include:

• Flu-like symptoms, general aches, and pains
• Tiredness, nausea, sickness
• An aching liver
• Yellowing skin (jaundice) and eyes
• Feeling tired and week

Risk Areas

Hepatitis A is endemic in most countries where hygiene standards are poor, India has the highest burden of disease, with Africa and Asia also affected.

As a visitor to a country it is your responsibility to be vaccinated against this virus so that you do not pass it on to those in communities who may be heavily affected by an outbreak of this disease.

Get Vaccinated & Travel Safely


Administration Method

An inactivated vaccine given by injection into the deltoid muscle of your arm.


The vaccine is given as a course of two injections. The first vaccination is followed by a booster dose a minimum of 6 months later.

Length of Protection

Protection lasts for 25 years.

Special Instructions

Vaccination is available from 12 months old, if you have had one dose within the last 25 years you can boost at any time to extend immunity.

Dose & Price

• Hepatitis A (Adult)
Single Dose. Price: £80 per dose
• Hepatitis A (Child)
Single Dose. Price: £55 per dose
• Hepatitis A and B (Adult)
Course of Three. Price: £70 per dose
• Hepatitis A and B (Child)
Course of Three. Price: £55 per dose
• Hepatitis A and Typhoid
Single Dose. Price: £105 per dose

Side Effects

Side effects can include:

• Mild pain
• Redness or swelling at the site of the injection
• Flu-like symptoms
• Stomach or bowel problems

Suggested Vaccines for Global Travel

You can inquire about these vaccinations over the phone or through the form when you book your hepatitis-a vaccination.




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How soon before travelling should I should I contact you?

Ideally come and see us at least four weeks before you travel, especially if you need injections against Rabies, Hepatitis B or Japanese Encephalitis. However we always encourage see last minute travelers, you gain high levels of immunity from the Hep. A vaccine within 2 weeks, similar to the incubation period of the disease, so vaccination is advisable even if its the day you travel


What if I’m travelling last minute?
We recommend you come and see us, even if you’ve left it as late as a day before you travel. We can still vaccinate you and we’ll also provide important health advice as well as Malaria Tablets if you need them.



Does immunisation hurt?
Not all vaccinations are delivered by needle. But whenever they are, we bring all our considerable expertise into play to make sure it hurts as little as possible. Modern needles are so fine they hurt a lot less than the old fashioned versions used to. You shouldn’t feel anything worse than a sharp prick.

What if I have an abnormal reaction?
We don’t just vaccinate you and abandon you! If you don’t feel well afterwards or experience an abnormal reaction, phone us or come straight back in and we’ll check you out.

Do you provide vaccination certificates?
We provide certificates for Meningitis and Yellow Fever Vaccinations. Certificates are essential visa requirement for travellers to certain countries in South America and Africa.

Will I get a vaccination record card?
Yes, and it’ll act as a record of the vaccinations you’ve been given. The cards include information about how long the vaccination is effective and your booster dates. If you already have a vaccination record card, bring it to your consultation so we can check your immunisation history.

Meet the Team

Dr Elizabeth Tuckey

MBBS, BA Philosophy

Kami Soltysik

Travel Nurse
BSc Nursing

Katy Peters

Clinical Director
BN (Hons), DipTM (LSHTM), Dip TM, MFTM

Dr Elizabeth Tuckey

MBBS, BA Philosophy

Kami Soltysik

Travel Nurse
BSc Nursing

Katy Peters

Clinical Director
BN (Hons), DipTM (LSHTM), Dip TM, MFTM


“Quick, friendly, and professional! I also loved the fact that the specialist gave me pricing options (as I had to take a few vaccines at once) and could answer all of my questions.”

Melia Lilembo Mazamba

“Quick, reliable, and well priced immunisation service. Highly recommend!”
Alex Karroum

“Good service – put my mind at ease. The nurse was very good and very knowledgeable so could answer all of my queries. Overall, very easy, quick, and friendly process. Would recommend.”