China has some larger than life cities to explore. Whether you stay for a week or stay for 3 months, you can enjoy every minute of every day visiting some of the country’s exquisite attractions.
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Travel Vaccination Clinic

Keeping You Safe and Healthy at Home and Abroad

China is a fascinating and breathtaking country that is full of history, natural wonders, rich culture, and stunning architecture. And, like many countries, China has certain infectious diseases that you need to protect yourself from.

To protect yourself while you are visiting China, get the recommended travel vaccinations for China in Plumstead or at one of our other travel clinics in London.

Our primary goal at Village Pharmacy is to help keep you safe and healthy at home and abroad. Book your appointment with our travel health and vaccine specialists today!


Essential Vaccines

When travelling to your destination


Schedule Primary Course

Hepatitis A

0, 6-12M*


0 (Single dose) then 10yrs


0 (Single dose) then 3YRS

Recommended Vaccines

When travelling to your destination


Schedule Primary Course

Hepatitis B *

0 (Single dose), 1-12M


0 (Single dose), 0, 3d, 7d, 12M

Japanese Encephalitis**

0 (Single dose), 7d, 12M

Tick-Borne Encephalitis**


* Staying with friends & Family
** At risk areas/ activities 
Tuberculosis (UK citizens Generally vaccinated)

Essential Vaccines Information

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A is an infection in the liver caused through exposure to faecal matter by oral means. Vaccination against Hepatitis A is offered to people who are eligible.


Rare to find in the UK due to mass immunisation, but certain countries and continents have been known to still carry the disease, such as Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe


Typhoid fever is an infection caused by the bacterium Salmonella Typhi (derived from salmonella food poisoning) that goes on to affect many vital organs.

Recommended Vaccines


Rabies is a major disease affecting the brain and nerves that leads to severe motor function failure and neurological damage. Rabies is only contracted through the bite or scratch of an infected animal.

Hepatitis AB

Hepatitis B is an infection in the liver caused through exposure to infected bloody and other bodily fluids. Hep B is found globally but the high risk areas include some parts of Africa, Asia, the Middle East & Europe.

Japanese Encephalitis

Japanese Encephalitis is a rare but severe brain infection that comes about from exposure to mosquito bites. This disease is commonly found in Asia with the risk being greater in rural areas.

Tick-Borne Encephalitis

Rare to find in the UK due to mass Ticks are parasites that live by sucking blood from wild animals and humans. Tick-borne encephalitis is a type of viral encephalitis caused by a virus spread through tick bites.

Visiting China

When is the best time to visit?

The different regions of China vary in temperature and climate – the north of the country is the temperate area, south is subtropical, and the central area has a warm temperature.

Yangtze River

Terracotta Army


Other Highlights

There is plenty to see and do in the urban areas and rural villages as well. From fantastic music to culinary delights, large cities and amazing walks, this country has it all!


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Vaccinations For China: What You Should Know Before You Leave

Foreign visitors should check what vaccinations are required or recommended when planning a trip to China. Our Village Pharmacy travel health specialists can provide you with up to date information on the status of disease outbreaks in China and create a travel health plan for you to prevent illness.

The best way to protect yourself while exploring this fascinating country is by getting the necessary travel vaccinations for China in Eltham or any of our other branches across the greater London area.

Ready to protect yourself? Book your travel health appointment today by booking an appointment online.

Protecting you and your family whilst you're abroad

Visit Village Pharmacy for Convenient Vaccination Services in London

Vaccine Information & Recommendation

Here is a general list of essential and recommended travel vaccinations for China.

Essential travel vaccinations:
• Hepatitis A
• Typhoid
• Tetanus

Recommended travel vaccinations:
• Hepatitis B
• Rabies
• Japanese Encephalitis
• Tick-Borne Encephalitis

Depending on what area of China you will be visiting will determine which vaccines will be most beneficial for you to prevent illness while travelling.
Book a consultation at Village Pharmacy for advice about available travel vaccination for China in Thamesmead, Charlton, Woolwich, Greenwich, Abbey Wood, Eltham, Plumstead, Lewisham, Canary Wharf, Bexley, and Bromley.

The Benefits of Travel Vaccinations
Vaccinations are the most effective way to protect yourself from life-threatening diseases and prevent illness. Getting vaccinated can give you the peace of mind you need to know that you are fully protected from local diseases so you can enjoy your travels in China without the worry of catching a life-threatening disease.
Village Pharmacy Travel Clinic - Southeast London
To get your travel vaccinations for China in Lewisham simply book an appointment online to schedule a convenient time to visit our Village Pharmacy Travel Clinic. You can also search for travel vaccination services near me to find the Village Pharmacy branch closest to you.


Want to know about the Travel Vaccinations?

Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for China, including routine vaccinations, COVID-19, and travel vaccinations such as hepatitis A, typhoid, tetanus, hepatitis B, rabies, Japanese encephalitis, and tick-borne encephalitis.

Visit a travel health clinic at least 4-6 weeks prior to your departure to get the proper travel vaccines and confirm that your routine vaccinations are all up to date before travelling to China.

Like many foreign countries, make sure to eat in hygienic restaurants and only drink bottled water to prevent stomach illnesses like traveller’s diarrhoea.

Most parts of China are malaria-free, but certain areas still have cases of malaria. Check with your travel clinic specialist to find out which places in China are at a higher risk for malaria.

Book in for your travel vaccine today

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