Travel Health Links

The following are some of my favourite websites related to travel medicine practice and include some direct links to invaluable key documents

UK based websites (in alphabetical order)

1. British National Formulary

www.bnf.org

2. British Global Travel Health Association

www.bgtha.org

4. Department for Health – Travel Advice on NHS Choices

http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/TravelHealth/Pages/Travelhealthhome.aspx

5. Electronic Medicines Compendium

www.medicines.org.uk

6. Faculty of Travel Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

http://www.rcpsg.ac.uk/en/travel-medicine.aspx

7. Fit for Travel (from Health Protection Scotland)

www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk

8. Focus on hepatitis B immunisations – scroll down to the bottom of the webpage to obtain PDF of the information

11. Foreign and Commonwealth Office – Travel Section

https://www.gov.uk/browse/abroad/travel-abroad

12. Graphic Garden – cute clipart useful for bravery certificates

www.graphicgarden.com

17. Health Protection Scotland (HPS) travel section

http://www.hps.scot.nhs.uk/travel/index.aspx

18. Immunisation course from NHS Core Learning Unit

http://corelearning.skillsforhealth.org.uk/local/sfhadmin/login/index.php

20. Nursing and Midwifery Council

http://www.nmc-uk.org/

21. National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)

www.nathnac.net  and  http://travelhealthpro.org.uk/

22. Ordering NHS Vaccines – ImmForm help sheets

https://portal.immform.dh.gov.uk/Logon.aspx?returnurl=%2f

24. Recommendations for the Practice of Travel Medicine

http://www.travelmedicinejournal.com/article/S1477-8939(12)00067-1/fulltext

25. Royal College of Nursing and the RCN Travel Health page

RCN competency document and  Travel health on the Public Forum pages

26. RCN Competences. Travel health nursing: career and competence development, RCN guidance

27. TRAVAX (from HPS – password protected)

www.travax.nhs.uk

28. Travel Health Guidance for Schools – produced by TRAVAX but also available on their public site,  Fit for Travel

http://www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk/media/670038/travel-health-guidance-for-schools-aug-2017.pdf

International websites (in alphabetical order)

1. American Travel Health Nurses Association

http://www.athna.com/

2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Traveler’s Health

www.cdc.gov/travel

3. Google Maps – Map of the World

http://maps.google.co.uk/

5. Google Translate

http://translate.google.com/

6. International Society of Travel Medicine

www.istm.org

Availability of rabies vaccine, rabies specific immunoglobulin and JE vaccine abroad click here

7. World Health Organisation – International Travel and Health

http://www.who.int/ith/en/

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