17 Nov 2017

Winter travel

A reminder to check out country specific and general travel health advice in preparation for the winter holiday season Winter travel

With the start of winter in the UK, you may be planning a holiday abroad. Travellers are advised to discuss their plans with their GP, Practice Nurse, Pharmacist or a travel clinic, well in advance of travel.

Advice for travellers

Wherever you are travelling to this winter, we recommend that you check out NaTHNaC’s general travel health advice.

For more detailed information go to our Country information pages and continue to watch our website and social media pages for regular updates.

Advice for health professionals

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

For fever/acute illness combined with recent history of foreign travel, first discuss with a local microbiology, virology or infectious diseases consultant. Further advice is available for health professionals from the Imported Fever Service.

Resources

Changes to the Country Information pages: Tuberculosis

NaTHNaC has reviewed and updated the tuberculosis (TB) country specific information in order to provide up-to-date recommendations for travellers and travel health professionals Read more

Monkeypox cases in UK (ex Nigeria)

Two cases of monkeypox have been diagnosed in England Read more

Extensively drug-resistant typhoid fever in Pakistan

An outbreak of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) typhoid fever has been reported in Pakistan Read more

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more
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