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

Regional insect and tick bite information

New regional risk information is available on the NaTHNaC Country Information pages Read more

Hepatitis A vaccination: temporary recommendations - update

Public Health England have updated travel recommendations and dose sparing advice for adult and paediatric hepatitis A vaccines Read more

Travelling to celebrate Pride?

A reminder for travellers to international Pride events to be aware of sexual health risks Read more

Plan for phased re-introduction of hepatitis B vaccine for travellers

Public Heath England has agreed to accelerate the phased reintroduction of vaccine Read more

Rabies Green Book updated chapter

The rabies chapter in the Green Book (Immunisation against infectious disease) has been published Read more
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