Heat awareness and sun care is essential when you travel, get all the expert advice you need from a qualified, experienced travel nurse.
Shigella has hit the headlines recently with travellers in an Egyptian resort where two British holidaymakers died suddenly contracting the disease, but what is Shigella? What are the symptoms, and how can backpackers protect and treat themselves when travelling?
Getting sick when travelling is never pleasant, but it does happen from time to time. Here are the most common basic illnesses and ailments that the majority of travellers fall foul of on most trips, as a qualified nurse who…
This ultimate guide to Malaria and antimalarials is here to give all travellers all the information they need from a qualified travel nurse to protect themselves against malaria and understand the importance of antimalarials.
Do you really need travel vaccinations on your gap year? Are you confused as to how the risk and recommendations are assessed? Not sure if a recommendation is right for you? Let me take you through the professional process of risk assessing your travel vaccination programme so you can decide for yourself and make a fully informed decision on whether travel vaccinations are right for you.
Backpacking around the world can be an exciting and genuinely awesome experience, but for many it can also be extremely daunting, and for some – even though a gap year may be a dream – it can actually cause a lot of fear, worry and anxiety. Here are a few expert tips to dealing with that fear and following your gap year dreams anyway!
Travel health is an important issue for any backpacker heading off on their gap year adventures, but it is also one that so many people neglect. Here are the top 10 health mistakes every traveller makes, and how you can avoid making the same mistakes yourself.
Travel vaccinations are an essential part of the gap year and travel planning process, yet every single day thousands of travellers ignore the advice of qualified professionals and don’t get them. But why? Are they really that important?
All the information travellers need on Zika for their gap year, including advice on how to prevent, diagnose and treat the disease with advice from a qualified nurse.