Please note that all the websites listed below have been evaluated by OMNI (The UK's gateway to high quality internet resources in health and medicine).
Department of Health:
Advice for Travellers Information provided by the Department of Health on how to plan ahead for your visit abroad, how to stay healthy during your holiday, and how to obtain treatment whilst away.
International Travel and Health:
Online Publication: 2010 This is a World Health Organisation (WHO) publication that offers guidance on the full range of health risks likely to be encountered at specific destinations and associated with different types of travel - from business, humanitarian and leisure travel to backpacking and adventure tours.
Fit For Travel
This site provides travel health information for people travelling abroad from the UK. The website is compiled and updated by a team of experts from the Travel Medicine Division at the Scottish Centre for Infection and Environmental Health.
Specific Health Advice
Advice on travel-related DVT
Information produced by the Department of Health about how to reduce the chances of developing a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) whilst on a long haul flight.
Reducing the Effects of Jet Lag
Information produced by British Airways on how to help you arrive at your destination feeling rested, and how to limit the effects of jet lag.
The Foreign Office
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
This site provides information about travelling abroad and publishes up to date details about any health warnings. It also provides information about procedures to follow if a problem arises whilst you are abroad.
Contacting the UK Embassy whilst abroad
A comprehensive A - Z list of the UK embassies situated in different countries.