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Travel Health

Travel health is a relatively new but fast growing field of medicine. In the UK nurses provide the majority of advice to travellers. Use this guide to find information resources about travel health including books, reports and journal articles.

Last updated: 01/12/2017

Key Resources

Chiodini PL, Patel D, Whitty CJM and Lalloo DG (2015) Guidelines for malaria prevention in travellers from the United Kingdom, London: Public Health England.
Travel health nursing: career and competence development, RCN guidance Chiodini J, Boyne L, Stillwell A, Grieve S (2012) Travel health nursing: career and competence development, RCN guidance. London: RCN.
Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Travel advice
Foreign and Commonwealth Office (2015) Mental health: travelling abroad, London: FCO.
Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Travel aware - staying safe and healthy abroad
National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)
  • Service commissioned by Public Health England providing travel health information, an advice line and news updates for health professionals.
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NHS Scotland: fitfortravel
Public Health England: Immunisation against infectious disease (the green book)
TravelHealthPro factsheets
  • Travel health resources from NaTHNaC.
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We would like to thank the RCN Public Health Nursing member community for their input into the development of this subject guide.

Books

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2016) CDC health information for international travel, New York: Oxford University Press. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2016) CDC health information for international travel, New York: Oxford University Press.
Chiodini J and Boyne L (2011) Atlas of travel medicine and health, Shelton: Peoples Medical Publishing House. Chiodini J and Boyne L (2011) Atlas of travel medicine and health (3rd edition), Shelton: Peoples Medical Publishing House.
Dawood R (2012) Travellers’ health: how to stay healthy abroad, Oxford: Oxford University Press. Dawood R (2012) Travellers’ health: how to stay healthy abroad (5th edition), Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Johnson C (2015) Oxford handbook of expedition and wilderness medicine (2nd edition), Oxford: Oxford University Press. Johnson C (2015) Oxford handbook of expedition and wilderness medicine (2nd edition), Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Keystone J, Kozarsky P, Freedman D, Nothdruft H, Connor B (2013) Travel medicine (3rd Edition), Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders.  Keystone J, Kozarsky P, Freedman D, Nothdruft H, Connor B (2013) Travel medicine (3rd Edition), Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders.
McIntosh I (2013) Travel and health: management and care of the older traveller, Harefield: IMCI Publications and Research.
Sandord C, Pottinger P and Jong E (editors) (2016) The travel and tropical medicine manual (5th edition) Amsterdam: Elsevier. Sandord C, Pottinger P and Jong E (editors) (2016) The travel and tropical medicine manual (5th edition) Amsterdam: Elsevier.
Zuckerman J, Brunette G and Leggat P (2015) Essential travel medicine Chichester: Wiley Blackwell. Zuckerman J, Brunette G and Leggat P (2015) Essential travel medicine Chichester: Wiley Blackwell.
Zuckerman J (editor) (2013) Principles and practice of travel medicine (2nd edition), Chichester: Wiley Blackwell. Zuckerman J (editor) (2013) Principles and practice of travel medicine (2nd edition), Chichester: Wiley Blackwell.

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Journals

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