Our Travel Medicine Clinic is a specialised clinic that provides expert travel health advice and information for travellers.
Clinical service overview
Led by infectious diseases specialists, the clinic provides comprehensive travel consultations tailored to the individual, and is accredited to provide yellow fever vaccination and other vaccinations.
The clinic can accommodate a range of travellers, including travellers with complex underlying medical issues (such as immunodeficiency) and people travelling for a range of purposes including business, leisure, overseas aid work, volunteer work and overseas postings.
People should allow up to 2 hours for their appointment. This includes a consultation, vaccine administration time and an observation period of 15-30 minutes post vaccination (depending on vaccines administered).
The Alfred Travel Medicine Clinic does not offer BCG vaccination.
Public-based clinics which offer BCG vaccine:
Private clinics which offer BCG vaccine:
- Melbourne Children's Travel Clinic
- The Children's Private Medical Group
- Associate Professor Mike Starr
- Caulfield Family Medical Practice/The Travel Clinic
- Southgate Medical Centre
Q fever vaccination
The Alfred Travel Medicine Clinic does not offer Q fever vaccination.
The Australian Q Fever Register maintains a list of medical practitioners who provide Q fever testing and vaccination services.
Refer your patient
Fax referral to us
We accept GP and specialist referrals to this service.
All referrals are triaged by the service according to clinical urgency. Patients requiring immediate assessment should be sent to the Emergency & Trauma Centre.
To refer your patient, complete and fax a referral to us. For urgent referrals, also contact the service Registrar to discuss the case.
To ensure appropriate and timely triage, include all demographic and clinical details as well as relevant investigation results.
If you are concerned about any delay of the appointment or if there is any deterioration in your patient’s condition, contact the service Registrar on call on (03) 9076 2000.
- Referral enquiries (03) 9076 2940
- Referral fax (03) 9076 6528
- Dr Sarah McGuinness: Infectious Diseases