Are vaccinations safe while you're dialysing? PDF Print
It's always recommended that you discuss your vaccinations with your medical team.· Our information is for general guidance only, your specific condition may warrant a different approach.

We also recommend that you find out which vaccinations are relevant for your destination to ensure that you are adequately protected.

These vaccinations are generally considered to be safe - but please check with your medical team first:

  • Diptheria
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Immunoglobulins
  • Influenza
  • Meningococcus
  • Pertussis
  • Polio (inactivated)
  • Pneumococcal
  • Rabies
  • Tetanus
  • Typhoid (injection)

These "Live" vaccinations may not be safe - but again please take specialist advice:
  • BCG
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR)
  • Oral polio
  • Oral typhoid
  • Yellow fever
  • Rubella


Malaria prophylaxis requirements will vary by country.  We strongly recommend that you take specialist advice here from your medical team.

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