C+D talks to Fleet Street Clinic medical director Dr Richard Dawood about travel health, specifically antimalarial treatments, how to protect against mosquitoes and the Zika virus.
Dr Dawood highlights that community pharmacists are often the first port of call for patients wanting to know more about travel health and he says they are ideally placed to provide up to date information and accurate advice.
Last year over 2,500 pharmacy professionals fulfilled their CPD through Update Plus. Find out more at www.chemistanddruggist.co.uk/update-plus
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For further information:
- For tips on how to stay health abroad: Travellers health by Dr Richard Dawood
- The NHS has a website dedicated to travel health information for people travelling abroad from the UK fitfortravel.nhs.uk
- Zika virus infection guidance