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Joint RCN Public Health Forum and NaTHNaC Travel Health Conference

09 Feb 2019 09:00 - 16:30

Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, Marylebone, London, W1G 0RN

RCN Members: £125+VAT Non-members: £185+VAT

Booking now open

Booking is now open for this joint conference developed by the RCN Public Health Forum and The National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC), two national bodies providing authoritative evidence based travel health guidance to health professionals. 

You can now select your concurrent session at the conference in advance.

During the booking process you will be asked to choose either Challenging Travellers 1 or Challenging Travellers 2.

Please take a look at the programme before booking to decide which session you would like to attend.

You will not be able to attend both as these sessions run at the same time.

Download programme here.

Royal College of Nursing
20 Cavendish Square

20 Cavendish Square is located behind John Lewis, Oxford Street.


The nearest stations are Oxford Circus and Bond Street.


There are many buses routes that stop nearby, including the 10, 25, 55, 73, 98 and 390.

Need a helping hand with securing time off or funding to attend? Please download these helpful hints and tips as well as a template letter you can use.

Accrue over 7 hours of CPD to count towards your revalidation
Take time out to reflect on your professional journey and current practice: what can you do to improve the patient experience and outcomes?
Network with like-minded peers from across the UK, build professional relationships and share your experiences / ideas
Be updated on the latest developments Travel Health
Discover how innovation will affect what you do and how you do it


Discounted places are available as follows:

• RCN member pre-registration nursing student/associate retired/HCA/AP 40% off fee 

• Accredited RCN trade union representative 25% off fee 

• Group discount – three or more delegates booking together 10% off each fee

For any queries about this event please contact

Sally Faley, Business Events Manager



For any sponsorship and exhibition queries please contact:

Jenny Burrows 01442870143 or email

This is a national event for all of those working in travel health nursing. There are opportunities for exhibiting during the Conference as well as contributing inserts, flyers and web advertising. For more information you can download the exhibition and sponsorship form here.

Alternatively, you may contact Jenny Burrows at 01442870143 or send an e-mail to

This conference and exhibition is an unrivalled opportunity for you to connect directly with UK Travel health nurses.

There are a number of ways you can get involved, from networking to raise your profile to tailored commercial packages to help achieve specific objectives. Please contact the exhibitions team on 01442870143 or email

Download the full programme here, including speaker details

[9:00]  Registration, exhibition, networking and refreshments

[9:30]  Chairs opening remarks

[9:40]  Update on travel immunisations

[10:20] Update on malaria

[11:00] Refreshments and exhibition viewing

[11:20]  Gone viral – non-vaccine preventable vector-borne diseases

[12:00]  Lunch and exhibition viewing

[13:00] Stream sessions (please choose between Challenging travellers 1 or Challenging travellers 2

Challenging travellers 1: Pre-conception, pregnancy and breastfeeding | Children | Older traveller | Travel on a budget

Challenging travellers 2: Allergies (egg, antibiotics, latex) | Immunosuppression | HIV | Rabies

[14:40] Refreshments and exhibition viewing

[15:00]  Ask the panel – bring your challenging cases!

[15:45]  Horizon 2019

[16:25]  Chair’s closing remarks

[16:30] Conference close 




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