Links to Useful Websites
- Website: http://www.go-africa-safaris.com/
Information on safaris for those with limited mobility.
Information for people travelling with Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative Colitis.
Foreign & Commonwealth Office Travel Advice
Foreign & Commonwealth Office Travel Checklist
- Website: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-checklist
Quite basic, but useful for a quick check that you have not forgotten anything.
Travel Health Pro
- Website: https://travelhealthpro.org.uk/
TravelHealthPro is the website comprising the travel health resourceshe National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC) 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
- Website: http://www.countrybycountry.com/
Destination guide produced in association with ABTA.
Ecologically Friendly Travel
- Website: http://www.ecotravelling.co.uk/
A new website created for those interested in the effects of travel on the environment.
- Website: http://www.ecoholidaying.co.uk/
A companion website to the one above - for those interested in more environmentally friendly holidays.
The Lone Traveller
- Website: http://www.travellingalone.co.uk/
Advice and useful information for those travelling alone.
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.
- Website: https://www.nhsinform.scot/immunisation
Information on immunisation for all age groups of the Scottish population.
International Society of Mountain Medicine
- Website: http://ismmed.org/
Useful for those going off the beaten track at altitude.
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.
- Website: http://www.miusa.org/
Comprehensive advice for the disabled.
Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
- Website: http://www.rospa.co.uk/
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.