a
1
2
3
4
5
6
6
7
8
9
A
B
IMPORTANTTo read the national and local advice about coronavirus
CLICK HERE
CLOSE
Facebook
Twitter
Contact
Open Hours
Book Now
Vaccines
Destinations
Rabies
What we have to say about your health and well being

What is it?

Rabies is a viral disease that is spread by a bite or scratch from an infected animal, usually a dog. It affects the brain and spinal cord and once symptoms are present, it is nearly always fatal. Rabies is estimated to caused around 60,000 human deaths worldwide each year.

Risk areas

Rabies is endemic throughout most of the world.

Prevention

Contact with wild or domestic animals should be avoided by travellers. The following steps should also be taken following potential rabies exposure:

  • Immediately wash wound with soap & running water for several minutes
  • Apply a disinfectant to the wound such as iodine or 40-70% alcohol
  • Apply a simple dressing to the wound
  • Seek medical advice as soon as possible

Vaccine schedule

Rabies vaccine is recommended for pre-exposure protection to travellers whose activities put them at increased risk. This includes:

  • Those visiting areas where access to post-exposure treatment is limited
  • Those planning high risk activities such as running or cycling
  • Long-stay travellers (more than one month)
Vaccine Schedule Age range

Rabies vaccine BP

3 doses: Day 0, 7 and 28*
*the 3rd dose can be given at day 21 if insufficient time before travel

From birth

Length of protection

  • Infrequent risk – booster dose to be considered at 10 years post primary course
  • Frequent risk – booster at 1 year and then booster every 3 to 5 years




CONTACT
228-230 Uxbridge Road,
Hammersmith and Fulham
Greater London
W12 7JD
Contact Head Office
INFORMATION
Company Registration:
03783984
Premises GPhC Number:
See branch list
Superintendent:
Sanjay Ganvir (2042157)
Complaints
Please submit any complaints here
BRANCHES
Greenlight Pharmacy - Bromley-by-Bow
Greenlight Pharmacy - Cricklewood
Greenlight Pharmacy - Euston
Greenlight Pharmacy - Shepherd’s Bush
Greenlight Pharmacy - Stepney
Greenlight Pharmacy - Keencare Pharmacy Victoria
See All Branches
Cookie Policy
Privacy Policy
Terms And Conditions
Local Shopping Policy
Copyright 2021

Please note our temporary opening hours for the following branches during the Covid pandemic

Don't show this again
MENU
Back
Next
Ok