12015Jan
Rabies – what to do if you are bitten overseas?

Rabies – what to do if you are bitten overseas?

We recently had an interesting case come through our Travel Clinic involving a lady bitten by a monkey whilst overseas, enquiring about rabies. Just by chance, the lady was chatting to a friend over a Christmas dinner that she had been bitten by a monkey at a temple in Bali 2 months ago and the…

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222014Dec
Travel Health Checklist

Travel Health Checklist

Spent too much time planning for your trip with no time to organise other pre travel must do’s?  Here is a travel health checklist to keep you organised and on task. Get travel insurance when you book your trip to cover unforseen events before you leave home. Don’t wait until you are about to leave….

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222014Dec

Traveller’s Diarrhoea – no point in letting it run!

Did you know that traveller’s diarrhoea affects up to 30-70% of travelers, depending on the destination and season of travel?  While the common rule of “boil it, cook it, peel it or forget it” reduces the chance of travel’s diarrhoea, studies have shown that people who follow these rules can still get traveller’s diarrhoea. Patients…

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