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

NaTHNaC Webinar Series: Reminder

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

Worldwide rabies risk reminder

A reminder for travellers of the worldwide risk of rabies Read more

Measles in Europe reminder

A reminder for travellers to mainland Europe to check they are up to date with measles vaccine Read more

Easter travel

Prepare in advance for a safe and enjoyable trip abroad Read more

South Africa: malaria in Mpumalanga and Limpopo provinces

Health professionals and travellers are reminded of the importance of malaria preventive measures when visiting affected areas Read more
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