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Walk-in Service is Changing


From 1 August 2018 you will not be able to ‘walk in’ to be seen.

You will need to be registered with a GP surgery in Tower Hamlets to get an appointment at Barkantine Centre.

To access an appointment, contact your local surgery or call NHS 111. The appointments will be with either an Advanced Nurse Practitioner, or a GP. If you aren’t registered, you can find out where to register by going online and entering your postcode. You will also find lots of useful information and advice on a range of common conditions and illnesses.


Barkantine Centre will remain open daily from 8am-8pm, 365 days a year

Please make sure you are on time for your appointment.

If you need to cancel your visit to us, please respond using the text message you were sent to confirm your appointment.

If you do not live in Tower Hamlets, and need help or advice, please call NHS 111


global air travel

Travel Advice

If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with the practice nurse to discuss your travel arrangements.  This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required. 

There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below


 Europe & Russia  North America
  Central America   South America
  Caribbean   Africa
  Middle East   Central Asia
  East Asia   Australasia and Pacific



It is important to make this initial appointment as early as possible  - at least 6 weeks before you travel - as a second appointment will be required with the practice nurse to actually receive the vaccinations.  These vaccines have to be ordered as they are not a stock vaccine.  Your second appointment needs to be at least 2 weeks before you travel to allow the vaccines to work.

Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge.  This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.


Travel Health Questionnaire
















To help us offer the appropriate advice, please download and fill out the online form before coming to see the nurse.

clock2The Barkantine Travel Form

If you prefer, you can fill in an online version of the travel form

Travelling in Europe

If you are travelling to Europe a very useful booklet has been published with advice and guidance to help you get the most out of your holiday.  To visit please click:- (this is a large document and may take a minute or two to view)


Travel Clinic Charges




Diphteria,Tetanus + Polio


Hepatitis A

(Adult and Paediatric)


Typhoid (Intramuscular and Oral)



Hepatitis A + Typhoid


Cholera (oral)


Hepatitis A & B (Adult and Paediatric)


Yellow fever


Men ACWY (Menveo)




Japanese Enc.




Tick-borne Encephalitis - Adult



Tick-borne Encephalitis - Paediatric


Hepatitis B (Adult and Paediatric)


Hepatitis B (Fendrix – Impaired Liver of renal function)


 Nursing Admin Charge


 Prescription Charge


Updated 10/12/2013

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