Welcome to NaTHNaC

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

17 December 2014
Ebola virus disease: West Africa – update
16 December 2014
West Nile virus: Brazil (Piauí State) – first human case
15 December 2014
Travel health guidance on board cruise ships
15 December 2014
Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) update

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23 December 2014

Season’s Greetings!

NaTHNaC wishes everyone happy and healthy travel over the festive season!



Telephone Advice lines

NaTHNaC is unable to answer queries from the public. For advice specific to your trip, it is always best to consult your general practice surgery or a travel medicine clinic.

The following advice line may be able to offer advice:

  • Hospital for Tropical Diseases: 020 7950 7799

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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.