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 April 2014
- Ebola virus disease: West Africa - update
- 17 April 2014
- Changes to the NaTHNaC country information pages: Meningococcal meningitis
- 10 April 2014
- Zika virus outbreak: Cook Islands
- 9 April 2014
- Ebola virus disease: West Africa
FIFA WORLD CUP 2014: COUNTDOWN TO BRAZIL
Travelling to Brazil?
16 April 2014
'Be on the Ball' and have a safe trip to Brazil
A helpful new video from the FCO about travelling to Brazil for the World Cup 2014, to help ensure you have a safe and trouble free trip.
(Video courtesy of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office)
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
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.