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

Medical product alert: falsified rabies vaccine - Philippines

A report of falsified rabies vaccine circulating in the Philippines Read more

NaTHNaC Webinar: update

Getting to grips with common clinical queries to the advice line Read more

Updated guidelines for malaria prevention in travellers from the UK: 2018

Public Health England (PHE) Advisory Committee on Malaria Prevention (ACMP) has published updated malaria guidelines Read more

Annual Return for Yellow Fever Vaccination Centres 1 Jan – 31 Dec 2018

The Annual Return for YFVC in England, Wales and Northern Ireland is OPEN Read more

Mozambique: cVDPV – recommendation for polio vaccination

Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV) is confirmed in a community in Mozambique Read more
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