Dr Jack A T Edmonds MB BS FRCGP

Private General Practitioner

Your Health in Our Hands

120 Harley Street

Phone: 020 7935 5050
Fax: 020 7935 3888
Email: enquiry@drjackedmonds.co.uk

Vaccinations and Immunisations

Pile of books with Vaccination title
  • Flu vaccination, available from October each year. Early booking is recommended as in 2005/06 manufacturers could not keep up with public demand
  • Childhood vaccinations administered according to the recommendations of the Chief Medical Officer and Department of Health schedules
  • Full range of vaccines available:
    • MMR and Hib (as per protocols)
    • Tetanus/Diptheria/Polio (boosters required every 10 years)
    • Typhoid (boosters required every 3 years)
    • Pneumococal Vaccine
    • Meningitis (ACWY and Type C vaccines as indicated) For travellers at risk of contracting Meningitis (mostly for destinations in sub-Sahara Africa) the usual vaccination is ACWY Vax.   Recently published guidelines indicate that boosters are now required every two years not five as per previous protocols.   If you are in doubt about your risk please contact the practice.
    • Hepatitis A (Course of 2 injections provides at least 10 years immunity)
    • Hepatitis B (course of 3 injections provides as least 10 years immunity)
    • Rabies Vaccine (course of 4 injections over four weeks gives up to 5 years protection)
    • Yellow Fever (Dr Edmonds practice is a registered Yellow Fever Centre)
    • Japanese Encephalitis (by special order)
    • Tick-Borne Encephalitis (by special order)
    • Zostavax -  For people aged 55 and above a single dose for protection against Shingles
  • Latest advice on Malaria prophylaxis (oral medication) is routinely provided.It is always advisable to speak to Dr Edmonds before coming for vaccinations as some vaccines have to be ordered specially in advance and may not be in stock.


Practice News


Understanding blood pressure readings can be baffling so here is a simple summary to understanding what low, normal and high blood pressure readings…

Read article in full »