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Medical information

Tuberculosis (TB) screening

If you're arriving in the UK from a country with a high incidence of TB, and staying for longer than six months, you will need screening for tuberculosis.

So please bring a recent chest x-ray film and evidence of your BCG (TB) vaccination with you when you come to the UK.

If you don't bring these with you, we will arrange your TB screening as soon as you arrive in Derby

You will need TB screening unless you have arrived from these countries:

  • American Samoa
  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Liechtenstein
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • San Marino
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United States of America
  • Virgin Islands

For further information contact one of the University nurses at the Student Health Service:

T: +44 (0) 1332 591317
E: health@derby.ac.uk