Travel Medicine

COVID-19 blog: Vaccinations and Louisa Jordan Hospital pilot

COVID-19 blog: Vaccinations and Louisa Jordan Hospital pilot

Dean of the Faculty of Travel Medicine Jane Chiodini wrote her first in a series of blogs about COVID-19 in January 2020. Almost one full year later, the vaccination programme has stated to roll out across the UK and beyond. In this post, Jane writes about the immunisation programme, and the role our membership are […]

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Faculty of Travel Medicine appoints Dean Elect and new Executive Board Members

Faculty of Travel Medicine appoints Dean Elect and new Executive Board Members

Following the Faculty of Travel Medicine’s AGM in October, Dr Sam Allen has been appointed as Dean Elect for a period of one year. Following this, Sam will take on the position of Dean of the Faculty of Travel Medicine.

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Faculty of Travel Medicine writes to Chief Medical Officers to offer support in COVID-19 vaccination plans

Faculty of Travel Medicine writes to Chief Medical Officers to offer support in COVID-19 vaccination plans

Our faculty’s membership has enormous expertise in safely and efficiently delivering vaccines to the public. That’s why I’ve written to the Chief Medical Officers, to ensure that our collective experience is factored into the planning process which is already underway to vaccinate the UK population. Our Fellows, Members and Associate Members stand ready to do all we can to assist all the UK’s governments with the monumental task that lies ahead

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Faculty publishes new guidance for providing a travel health service

Faculty publishes new guidance for providing a travel health service

The Faculty of Travel Medicine (FTM) of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has published its Good Practice Guide for Providing a Travel Health Service.

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HOPE Foundation Greeting Cards

HOPE Foundation Greeting Cards

We have an exclusive new collection of handmade cards which have been created by Jane Chiodini, Dean of the Faculty of Travel Medicine.

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The future challenges of Travel Medicine in the era of COVID-19

The future challenges of Travel Medicine in the era of COVID-19

We are all now living in and adjusting to life as dictated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has brought about major changes to our work and home life which has left us all with great uncertainty to the future. I will explore what I see the challenges might be, and how the travel medicine fraternity might contribute to the response and adapt travel medicine practice to the changed future.

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The Virtual Doctors: Developing a Sustainable Telemedicine Service in Rural Africa

The Virtual Doctors: Developing a Sustainable Telemedicine Service in Rural Africa

In this blog, I want to tell you about the Virtual Doctors, a UK-based NGO that I have been volunteering with for the past 2 years. I also want to share the challenges that COVID-19 presents to the rural health centres that we support, within Zambia and Malawi.

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Latest coronavirus update for doctors and healthcare professionals – Monday 8 June 2020

Latest coronavirus update for doctors and healthcare professionals – Monday 8 June 2020

This is the latest COVID-19 blog from Jane Chiodini, our Dean of the Faculty of Travel Medicine.

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Latest coronavirus update for doctors and healthcare professionals – Friday 15 May 2020

Latest coronavirus update for doctors and healthcare professionals – Friday 15 May 2020

This is the latest blog from Jane Chiodini, our Dean of the Faculty of Travel Medicine.

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Latest coronavirus update for doctors and healthcare professionals – Friday 24th April 2020

Latest coronavirus update for doctors and healthcare professionals – Friday 24th April 2020

This is the latest blog from Jane Chiodini, Dean of the Faculty of Travel Medicine. Here Jane gives an update on COVID-19 and reflects on the importance of wellbeing.

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