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

2. British Global Travel Health Association

4. Department for Health – Travel Advice on NHS Choices

5. Electronic Medicines Compendium

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

7. Fit for Travel (from Health Protection Scotland)

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

12. Graphic Garden – cute clipart useful for bravery certificates

13. Glasgow Travel Medicine Courses

17. Health Protection Scotland (HPS) travel section

18. Immunisation course from NHS Core Learning Unit

20. Nursing and Midwifery Council

21. National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)  and

22. Ordering NHS Vaccines – ImmForm help sheets

24. Recommendations for the Practice of Travel Medicine

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)

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

International websites (in alphabetical order)

1. American Travel Health Nurses Association

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

3. Google Maps – Map of the World

4. Google Scholar

5. Google Translate

6. International Society of Travel Medicine

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

7. World Health Organisation – International Travel and Health

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