Useful Links

Here are some links we thought might be useful so that you are fully prepared – whatever the adventure!

www.fco.gov.uk

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office – for latest news and advice on any country experiencing unrest, and can assist in emergencies whilst abroad.

www.nathnac.org

The National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC) promotes standards in travel medicine, providing travel health information for health professionals and the public.

www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk

‘fitfortravel’ is a public access website provided by the NHS (Scotland). It gives travel health information for people travelling abroad from the UK and detailed information about what vaccinations are required for which countries.

www.malariahotspots.co.uk

Website explaining how to plan wisely and avoid this potentially fatal disease. Gives essential advice if you are travelling to a malaria hotspot for before you travel, during your travels and after your travels.

www.bloodcare.org.uk

In response to the continuing problems of global blood-stock shortages and poor screening procedures, since 1991 the Blood Care Foundation has operated a global blood-supply network, with Regional Supply Points in more than 60 countries worldwide.

www.patient.co.uk

General healthcare website offering information on all sorts of different health topics.