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Last updated : Nov 2009
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Scotland Health -
  Precautions Certificate Needed
Yellow Fever No No
Cholera No No
Typhoid and Polio No N/A
Malaria No N/A
Health care

The National Health Service offers free medical treatment (at hospitals and general surgeries) to all who are ordinarily resident in the UK but requires payment for prescriptions, dental treatment and spectacles.

First aid/emergency treatment is free of charge for all visitors, after which charges are made unless the visitor’s country has a reciprocal health agreement with the UK. The following have signed such agreements: all EU countries (but Danish residents of the Faroe Islands are not covered), Anguilla, Australia, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Bulgaria, Channel Islands (applies only if the visitor is staying less than 3 months), CIS countries, Czech Republic, Falkland Islands, Iceland, Hungary, Isle of Man, Malta (for visits up to 30 days), Montserrat, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, St Helena, Serbia & Montenegro, Slovak Republic and Turks & Caicos Islands. The agreements provide different degrees of exemption; full details of individual agreements are available from the Department of Health; see also the Health appendix.
Useful travel links
CDC site of the US Centers for Disease Control
MASTA the Medical Advisory Services for Travellers
No jet lag all about jet lag. What is it who gets it
SOS international SOS
WHO the official site of the World Health Organization