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TravelHealthPro – detailed health information for travellers during the Covid-19 pandemic

TravelHealthPro is a website comprising the travel health resources of the National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC). https://travelhealthpro.org.uk/index.php NaTHNaC was set up by the Department of Health in 2002 with the broad aim of Protecting the Health of British Travellers. The following is an extract from https://travelhealthpro.org.uk/news/499/covid-19-general-advice-for-travellers TravelHealthPro is a go to source of [...]

By |2021-05-18T10:51:26+00:00May 18th, 2021|News|

Covid-19 Vaccination passports, Day 2 and Day 2/8 compulsory Covid-19 tests

The UK Government have updated testing required for travel and general testing. This is a quick summary based on information available on 18/5/21. We strongly suggest you check the latest .GOV website links to find out what apples to you. The rules seem to change daily, weekly, monthly so beware. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/managed-quarantine-what-to-expect/managed-quarantine-what-to-expect https://www.gov.uk/find-travel-test-provider We have had [...]

By |2021-05-18T10:27:59+00:00May 18th, 2021|News|

COVID-19: ADVICE FOR HUMANITARIAN AID WORKERS

COVID-19: ADVICE FOR HUMANITARIAN AID WORKERS Global Health have seen a steady stream of travellers going abroad for humanitarian aid or volunteering purposes. The Foreign and Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO) currently advise British nationals against all but essential travel, on the basis of the COVID-19 risk. For humanitarian aid workers, deployment overseas may be considered [...]

By |2021-04-08T14:50:26+00:00April 8th, 2021|News|

PCR testing and passenger locator forms updated 8/4/21

PCR testing and passenger locator forms updated 8/4/21 As discussed previously Covid-19 Testing is subject to change almost daily. At Global Health we mainly focus on RT-PCR testing to allow travellers to fulfil boarder entry requirements for the country being visited. We advise all travellers to investigate entry in each country and also re-entry requirements [...]

By |2021-04-08T13:23:29+00:00April 8th, 2021|News|

RT-PCR testing, lateral flow testing and new Covid-19 variants

Global Health Travel Clinic work with several laboratories to provide Covid-19 testing services. Real time PCR is the gold standard method of testing for Covid-19 and is currently required for cross border travel by most countries. Testing of mutating variants is currently a hot topic due to variations found in Kent, South Africa, and Brazil/South [...]

By |2021-02-03T11:40:11+00:00February 3rd, 2021|News|

Covid-19 – Test to Release for international travel – banned countries, how to self-isolate and exempt jobs  

Please see the following information. Some detail provided will change with time, but the .GOV links provided should remain up to date. Regulations are changing rapidly, check carefully with reputable  sources. Many international travellers are taking advantage of ‘test to release’. This is a process where travellers can reduce their self-isolation/quarantine period from 10 to [...]

By |2021-01-18T15:34:15+00:00January 18th, 2021|News|

Covid-19 PCR saliva tests and LAMP tests

Technology is moving very rapidly. Global Health Travel clinic are working with a number of laboratories for PCR testing now both saliva and also throat/nasal swabs Some use PCR throat and nasal swab tests as used by the NHS. Technology, however, has now moved on and less invasive and easy to use test are now [...]

By |2020-10-23T11:34:43+00:00October 23rd, 2020|News|

Covid-19 ‘Fit to fly’ certificates – South Africa

Covid-19 ‘Fit to fly’ certificates - South Africa Regulations applied by different countries for both entry into the country and quarantine whilst in the country change daily. Recently South Africa re-opened it borders to returning South Africans, many of whom were stranded in the UK following lockdown and closure of borders. Global Health Travel Clinic [...]

By |2020-10-20T11:32:35+00:00October 20th, 2020|News|

The British and Irish Lions Tour to South Africa

The British and Irish Lions Tour to South Africa The British and Irish Lions are due to tour South Africa in July and August 2021. It is not yet clear what restrictions will be in place at the time of the tour. If you’re considering travel to South Africa for the Lions tour, you should [...]

By |2020-10-20T11:36:22+00:00October 20th, 2020|News|
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