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Pearl Chemist Leicester

We provide Essential Travel Vaccinations to keep you safe, no matter where in the world you’re going. And we take pride in staying up to date with the latest travel warnings, advising you about which vaccinations will best suit your specific circumstances. Feel free to Contact Us and we’ll answer your questions, no charge and no obligation. We guarantee we will not be beaten on price and offer a price match policy.

We have trained pharmacists that do the assessment and the vaccine on site 6 days a week 9-6.30 every day without appointment.

Travel clinic – vaccinations and assessment

Pearl Chemistare now providing a complete travel vaccination clinic and advice. This service is provided all throughout the pharmacy opening hours. Additionally, we can come to you wherever your location (subject to a location fee) to do school, family groups or work groups together.

We offer all travel Vaccinations, including International Certificate of Vaccination; these can be carried out on premises or in the comfort of your home. Extra charge for home visits.

Travel risk assessment

A pre-travel risk assessment provides a good opportunity to discuss travel-associated risk management with your pharmacist.

You'll need to Contact Us to arrange this, ideally 6 to 8 weeks before you leave. If your trip is sooner, Contact Us anyway.We may still help and could provide vital health information.

During the assessment, we will:

  • confirm if you're up-to-date with your routine immunisations
  • assess your particular health risks
  • recommend any vaccines and/or anti-malarial tablets you may need

Travel Vaccinations

Cholera – Common in Africa, Central America and Asia, cholera is an infection spread by bacteria in contaminated food and water.

Hepatitis A – Contaminated faecal matter spreads hepatitis A, a disease often caught via infected food and water and common across in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and South America

Hepatitis B – Unprotected sex is usually responsible for hepatitis A infection, along with sharing needles, visiting dirty tattoo parlours, unhygienic barbers shops and nail salons. It’s common in both undeveloped and developed countries

Japanese Encephalitis – Spread by mosquitoes, there’s no cure for this disease found across South East Asia, Japan, and tropical regions of Australia. There are also occasional epidemics in China and India

Tick-borne Encephalitis – A tick-borne virus found in eastern, northern and central Europe as well as eastern Russia, east Asia, China and Japan

Malaria – A highly dangerous disease spread by infected mosquitoes, malaria is common in the equatorial tropics and subtropics

Meningitis; ACWY Vaccination for Hajj or Umrah – A bacterial infection, this disease tends to be commonest in sub-Saharan Africa. But it’s also sometimes found where it’s crowded and where there’s imperfect hygiene, for example universities and army camps

Rabies – Infected animal and human bites and scratches spread this awful disease, which is particularly common in Thailand, Brazil and India

Typhoid – Bacteria are responsible for this infection and it’s found throughout the world, a risk wherever sanitation and hygiene are poor

Diphtheria, Tetanus and Poliomyelitis - This diphtheria, polio and tetanus vaccine may also be recommended if you're travelling to an area of the world where there is a high risk of contracting these diseases, or poor access to medical care, and you haven't had a booster in the last ten years.

Altitude Sickness - the mildest form being acute mountain sickness (AMS), is the negative health effect of high altitude, caused by rapid exposure to low amounts of oxygen at high elevation. Symptoms may include headaches, vomiting, tiredness, trouble sleeping, and dizziness.

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