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Sussex Travel Clinic News

Latest news for vaccinations and healthy travel.

Sussex Travel Clinic Christmas Opening Hours- 2015

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Sussex Travel Clinic would like to wish all of our customers a Happy Christmas. Here are our opening hours over festive season.

Altitude Sickness- Ain’t no mountain high enough…to keep me from getting to you…

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Ain’t no mountain high enough…to keep me from getting to you… Are you sure? Well acute mountain sickness just might stop you! Trekking holidays in places like Nepal, Peru and climbing Kilimanjaro are becoming ever more popular amongst travellers. 30,000 people attempt to climb Kilimanjaro every year, with 6 to 8 people dying on the […]

Travel Health Study Day for Practice Nurses- 22nd April 2016

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Travel Health Update Sussex Travel Clinic are pleased to announce they will be holding a FREE full training day for local practice nurses on April 22nd 2016 at Worthing College . The day includes a presentation by a fantastic speaker – Cathy O’Malley – travel health nurse specialist (download our flyer for more information). This day will provide excellent […]

Travelling With an Allergy

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Travelling with an allergy can be difficult and without being prepared could end up with you needing medical treatment following exposure to an unknown source of your allergy. Food allergies can cause problems when ordering food in restaurants and communicating can be difficult. Follow our advice to make sure you have a safe and healthy […]

Sussex Travel Clinic Monthly Prize Draw

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Sussex Travel Clinic Monthly Prize Draw Are you part of a charity or are you a volunteer?  Are you going abroad on a trip?  Do you want to have a chance of winning £100 worth of travel products? Here at the Sussex Travel Clinic we are offering the opportunity to enter our free monthly prize […]

Insect bite Prevention

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Mosquitoes, ticks and flies…Oh my! I personally  think that mosquitoes are one of the most deadly killers on this planet! You may want to argue that fact with me if you’re faced with a tiger in the jungle though! Did you know? Over 1 000 000 people worldwide die from mosquito-borne diseases every year. They […]

How to avoid Chikungunya

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Chikungunya – no it’s not an exotic meal or a piece of clothing! What is it? Chikungunya is a virus spread to humans by the bite an infected Aedes aegypti mosquito. They bite during daylight hours, breed in stagnant water and find us tasty. These mosquitoes can be recognised by the white stripes around their […]

Do I Need a BCG Vaccine for Travel?

Monday, January 5th, 2015

  What  is Tuberculosis ? Tuberculosis (TB)  is a bacteria that can invade any part of the body but most commonly the lungs are affected. There are 2 types of TB infection 1- Active TB – this can take months or years to develop. 2- Latent TB-  has no symptoms and is not infectious to others . […]

Do I Need a Shingles Vaccine?

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

  If you’ve ever had shingles you will know it is no laughing matter. Shingles is a viral illness that can last anything from 1 to 4 weeks. The main symptoms are pain followed by an itchy, blistering rash. Any part of your body can be affected, including your eyes and your face, although the […]