Links to Useful Websites
Crohn's and Colitis UK
Information for people travelling with Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative Colitis.
Foreign & Commonwealth Office Travel Advice
Foreign & Commonwealth Office Travel Checklist
The National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)
- Website: http://www.nathnac.org/
The national centre providing travel health resources funded by the Department of Health for England.
World Health Organisation International Travel and Health
- Website: http://www.who.int/ith/
A detailed book giving formal WHO advice for travellers and yellow fever certificate requirements for immigration purposes.
Country by Country Destination Guide
Ecologically Friendly Travel
The Lone Traveller
Academic Unit of Respiratory Medicine (A High Altitude Resource)
- Website: http://www.altitude.org
This website is written by UK doctors and aims to provide information about high altitude and its effects on the body.
- Website: http://www.altitude.org/hape.htm
Individuals who may have had severe respiratory problems at altitude may wish to register on a research database.
International Society of Mountain Medicine
International Association for Assistance for Travellers
- Website: http://www.iamat.org/
Provides contact details for English speaking doctors in various countries who are willing to see travellers.
- Website: http://www.frontiermedical.co.uk/
This group specialises in medical support for companies and has 'remote site' medical personnel in various parts of the world.
Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
Travel Medicine and Vaccination Centres (TMVC) Australia
The South African National Travel Health Network (SaNTHNet)
- Website: http://www.santhnet.co.za
Up-to-date official information on health risks/precautions and outbreaks of note in South Africa.
UK National Kidney Federation
This is an excellent resource for kidney patients and their family/carers. The site contains a wealth of information for those planning a holiday including advice for those on haemodialysis and transplant patients.
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