Featured Factsheets

Preparing for healthy travel

Travel Insurance

23 Mar 2020

Travellers must declare medical conditions when taking out travel insurance to ensure they are suitably covered Read more

Clinic resources

COVID-19: resources

20 Mar 2020

Current coronavirus advice from NaTHNaC, PHE and FCO, with links to international information sources Read more

Special risk travel/traveller

Cruises

13 Mar 2020

Good preparation helps travellers planning a cruise have a safe and healthy trip Read more

Infectious diseases

Rabies

02 Mar 2020

Rabies occurs in warm-blooded mammals and is transmitted to humans, most often by a bite or scratch from an infected animal, usually a dog Read more

Infectious diseases

Yellow fever

14 Jan 2020

Yellow fever is caused by a virus, which circulates between infected monkeys or humans and mosquitoes and occurs in parts of the tropical and sub-tropical regions of Africa and South/Central America (including Trinidad) Read more

Special risk travel/traveller

Asplenia and hyposplenia

13 Jan 2020

Travellers with an absent spleen (asplenia) or poorly functioning spleen (hyposplenia) Read more