01 Jun 2017

Summer Holiday Travel 2017

A reminder to check out country specific and general travel health advice in preparation for the summer holiday season Summer Holiday Travel 2017

With the start of the holiday season, many people are planning their summer holidays and preparing to travel abroad. Travellers are advised to discuss their plans with their GP, Practice Nurse or a travel clinic, well in advance of travel.

Advice for travellers

Wherever you are travelling to this summer, we recommend that you check out our general travel health advice.

For more detailed information go to our Country Information pages.

Continue to watch our website and social media pages for regular updates.

Advice for health professionals

Country specific information can be found on our Country Information pages and Outbreak Surveillance database.

Resources

Cyclospora in travellers returning from Mexico

A cluster of cases of Cyclospora infection in travellers who have recently returned from Mexico Read more

Anti-malaria tablets: one brand of atovaquone/proguanil to be available to purchase without prescription

A brand of anti-malaria tablet, previously available by prescription only, will shortly be available from pharmacies as an Over the Counter (OTC) medicine Read more

BCG vaccine availability

BCG supply has resumed for those who are eligible to receive vaccine Read more

Health requirements for Hajj and Umra pilgrims 2017

The Ministry of Health of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have published their requirements and recommendations for pilgrims and seasonal workers Read more

Summer travel food and hygiene reminder 2017

Tips on the prevention of food and water borne illness during travel Read more
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