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Travel medicine

Many students take the opportunity to travel, either during the summer vacation, or because it is a requirement of their course.  Equally staff may be travelling internationally, especially to the campuses in Malaysia and China.

Travel is a great opportunity to experience different cultures and environments.  The University of Nottingham Health Service want ensure that you remain healthy and protected from important diseases during any trips abroad.

We have developed a comprehensive travel service for both registered & non-registered patients of the practice. Led by Dr Hugh Porter, the team have a wealth of experience in this specialist field.

Dr Hugh Porter

  • has a masters degree in travel medicine
  • is an elected member of the recently founded Faculty of Travel Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • is a member of the International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM) and British Travel Health Association (BTHA)

For more information on vacination prices visit our travel clinic website

For more travel information visit

Prior to your appointment please complete the travel risk assessment form & bring it when you attend.


Advice for Travellers

Hepatitis A is a highly infectious virus that can cause liver problems. The virus is usually spread by food or water contaminated by human faeces, or by direct contact with an infectious person, including sexual contact. Hepatitis A is rare in the UK, with most cases occurring in travellers who have recently visited countries where the disease is common.

You can reduce your risk of Hepatitis A virus by following advice on food and water hygiene and by ensuring good personal hygiene. Wash your hand after visiting the toilet, changing nappies and before preparing or eating food

Travel Health Advice Booklet

Patients registered with the practice

Please see the quick links below

Non-registered patients

The University of Nottingham Health Service also run a private for non-registered pateints.