Book a Rabies Vaccination
By booking an appointment with a REMEDI HEALTH clinician we can ensure that we can advise appropriately and prescribe safely for optimum protection.
Keeping healthy when travelling goes beyond having the recommended vaccines before your trip. It’s about your broader health protection needs and may involve antimalarials and other acute treatments should you become unwell. We can also advise and provide these.
To book this service, please click the button below and choose a date and time that suits you.
Safe, private clinic
Our beautiful award-winning clinic is in the centre of Winchester and we look forward to welcoming you. Keeping you and others safe is our priority and so if you are unwell, please let us know in advance and we will make appropriate arrangements.
Your appointment will be with a highly trained clinician in one of our private consultation rooms at our clinic in Winchester. We will advise you to ensure that you only receive treatment that is appropriate so you are protected and safe.
We operate within a registered private pharmacy which means that we can discuss and provide any required treatments, tests or referrals as appropriate. You can also be assured that we work within a strict governance framework.
About this appointment
During your appointment our trained clinician will discuss health history, travel plans and any factors which may affect the use of a vaccine. This will ensure that any vaccine provided is appropriate and safe.
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Rabies is a viral disease transmitted to humans usually by a bite or scratch from an infected animal (usually a dog). The virus attacks the central nervous system causing, progressive damage to the brain and spinal cord. Once symptoms are present, rabies is almost always fatal.
Although rabies cases are rare in travellers, animal bites and scratches are common. It is important that travellers visiting areas where rabies occurs are aware of the risk and know what to do if they are bitten or scratched. The disease is preventable if the correct post-exposure treatment (PET) is provided quickly. PET can be expensive and difficult to obtain in some areas.
About the Rabies Vaccine
The rabies vaccine helps protect you against rabies. It’s recommended for people at higher risk of rabies from travel or through their work.
The rabies vaccine is given as an intra-muscular injection. You usually have 3 doses given over 28 days. If there’s not enough time to have 3 doses in 28 days, they can be given over 21 days or sometimes over 7 days.
Can we help you?
Our team are standing by to help you with any questions or queries that you may have. We can advise you on the best test, product or service for your requirements.