Travel health

Browse travel health news, education and analysis by travel health subsections - vaccinations; malaria; travel safety and sun protection.

Page Title RSS feed
1

GP dilemma: How should I deal with a patient requesting the hepatitis B vaccine?

1

Early diagnosis of Lyme disease

Zika cases in UK travellers triple in a month as 100 new cases confirmed

66 UK patients diagnosed with Zika virus after travelling to affected areas

Vaccinations

Travelling football fans urged to visit GP ahead of World Cup in Brazil
1

Travelling football fans urged to visit GP ahead of World Cup in Brazil

Football fans planning to visit Brazil for the FIFA World Cup have been urged to...

Immunisation: Long-stay and remote travel vaccinations

Immunisation: Long-stay and remote travel vaccinations

Dr Mike Townend advises on jabs for long trips or remote destinations.

Immunisation: What to recommend for travel vaccinations

Immunisation: What to recommend for travel vaccinations

Dr Mike Townend discusses the most important vaccinations including tetanus, poliomyelitis...

Malaria

Clinical Review - Malaria
3

Clinical Review - Malaria

Latest guidance on diagnosis and management of malaria, advice to give to travellers...

GPs warned of mosquito-borne disease surge

GPs warned of mosquito-borne disease surge

GPs have been warned of a surge in mosquito-borne diseases after a 12-fold increase...

Medico-Legal - Duty to notify specified diseases

Medico-Legal - Duty to notify specified diseases

The MDU's Dr Mike Devlin provides updated advice on how to deal with notifiable diseases.

Travel/sun safety

Tapeworm infestation in a returned traveller

Tapeworm infestation in a returned traveller

Dr Ravi Ramanathan discusses a case of tapeworm infestation contracted by a patient...

Recognise and manage leprosy

Recognise and manage leprosy

The long-term complications of leprosy may be seen in the GP surgery. By dermatologist...

Case Study - Diagnosing an itchy rash

Case Study - Diagnosing an itchy rash

Growth in foreign travel means this condition is presenting more, say Dr John Carey...

Follow Us: