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Infectious and tropical diseases

Care for infections acquired at home or abroad

We provide expert diagnosis, care and prevention for common and rare infectious conditions — from bacterial or viral infections to parasitic diseases

Overview

Because we care for international patients as well as frequent travellers, we're well equipped to diagnose and treat a wide range of common and serious infections, including tropical diseases like malaria, diphtheria and typhoid. We also provide specialist screening and treatment for HIV, hepatitis B and C, tuberculosis, chronic fatigue syndrome and unexplained fevers. To help keep you well on your travels and at home, we offer comprehensive health advice and inoculations, including routine flu jabs. For infants and children, The Portland Hospital provides a full range of paediatric vaccinations, including MMR and the BCG vaccine for tuberculosis.

Expertise

With a team of experienced microbiologists and physicians, we have the expertise to diagnose, treat and help to prevent contagious illnesses.

  • Hepatitis B test

    Need to know

    A simple blood test can detect various parts of the hepatitis virus. The hepatitis B test detects for a protein on the surface of the virus called hepatitis B surface antigen (HbsAg). If you are found to be infected (if your test is HBsAg-positive), your consultant may advise conducting further tests.

  • HIV test

    Need to know

    If you think you may have been exposed to the HIV virus, it's best to seek medical advice as soon as possible. A simple blood test could put your mind at rest or make sure you get the treatment you need quickly.

  • HPV DNA test

    Need to know

    Most types of HPV are symptomless. They usually clear up on their own without leading to future complications. However, if you have a certain type of high-risk HPV, it could be a sign that you're more likely to develop cervical cancer. The HPV DNA test screens for the highest risk forms of HPV.

Consultant in theatres

Our consultants

We're proud to work with leading experts across a range of medical fields, whose skills are matched by their integrity and compassion.

Our facilities

Our facilities are equipped to offer the highest level of personalised care, from routine vaccinations to complex treatment and critical care.

The Physicians’ Clinic

The Physicians’ Clinic is a comprehensive private clinic that brings together leading physicians from a wide range of specialties. We provide 24/7 acute and urgent care for adults requiring hospital admission for assessment, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of illnesses.

Request an appointment

We're happy to help you make an appointment with one of our experienced consultants.

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