The National Travel Health Network and Centre, NaTHNaC, was created to promote clinical standards in travel medicine with the broad aim of Protecting the Health of British Travellers.
They do this by improving the quality of travel health advice available to GP practices and other healthcare providers.
NaTHNaC was created by the Department of Health in 2002. They are now commissioned by the Health Protection Agency (HPA) and hosted by University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
They work in partnership with their network founders:
Travel Health Advice and Vaccinations
Our practice nurse can help with all your travel health needs and necessary vaccinations Get in touch at least six weeks before you are due to travel. You can also use the resources on this page to obtain the latest information and advice.
Advice for the Travelling Public
Fit For Travel is designed for the travelling public and advice is consistent with TRAVAX.
The public may wish to look at this website, for example, prior to appointments with their doctor or practice nurse or for information while abroad should their itinerary change.
HOLIDAY WEATHER AROUND THE GLOBE
The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) allows you to access state-provided healthcare in all European Economic Area (EEA) countries and Switzerland at a reduced cost or sometimes free of charge.
Everyone who is resident in the UK should have one and carry it with them when travelling abroad. Remember to check your EHIC is still valid before you travel. Applying for the card is free and it's valid for up to five years.
Can your GP prescribe extra medication to cover your holiday?
Country by Country Guide
TRAVEL INFORMATION FROM FCO
The FCO provide detailed and up to date travel advice and information - including latest travel news, passport help, finding assistance abroad and useful advice by country.
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