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This part of the NaTHNaC website is designed for travellers. If you are a Health Professional, click here to go to the Health Professionals side of the site.

The National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC) provides health information for both health professionals and travellers. The information has been compiled by the NaTHNaC clinical and scientific team, and is updated regularly. On these pages you will be able find information about:

Travel Health News

Recent News items

24 August 2015
NaTHNaC launches TravelHealthPro
21 August 2015
Schsitosomiasis in Coirsica, France - update
17 August 2015
Meningiococcal meningitis cases in scouts returned from the 23rd World Scout Jamboree in Japan
13 August 2015
Plague in National Park, California, USA

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27 August 2015

Please visit our new TravelHealthPro site at, a brand new website to serve both healthcare professionals advising travellers and travellers themselves from the UK.


21 August 2015

New NaTHNaC website and maintenance downtime announcement

This coming Monday, 24th August 2015, the National Travel Health Network and Centre will be launching a brand new look websiteTravelHealthPro’. One site will serve both healthcare professionals advising travellers and travellers themselves going overseas from the UK. 



TravelHealthPro will utilise the latest web technology to deliver new features and functions and is the result of extensive consultation with users.


As a result of this launch, our website may not be available for a short period on Monday, 24th August 2015. The switchover from the old website is expected to take place between 16:00 – 17:00 hours and services are expected to be available as soon as possible thereafter.     


The new website can also be accessed via  which will direct users to NaTHNaC’s key services – TravelHealthPro, the Yellow Fever Vaccination Programme (for YFVCs), details of the health professionals telephone advice line, training information and the search tool to find a Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre. 


We are sorry in advance for any inconvenience caused but we hope that you will enjoy using the new service.

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Seeking advice

You are advised to visit your general practice surgery or a travel medicine clinic at least 6 weeks before you travel. However, it is never too late to seek advice. If you have a medical condition, you are advised to discuss the suitability of the trip before you book.