9th March 2019

The winner of the 2019 Dom Colbert Prize in Travel Medicine for Undergraduate Medical Students is Mr. Timothy Siliang Lu (NUI Galway).

The programme and booking form for the upcoming April meeting are available here.

8th March 2019

The Rabies chapter of the Immunisation Guidelines for Ireland has been updated as of today and contains important changes to both pre-exposure/pre-travel vaccination (the addition of a new 0, 3, 7, 365 schedule), duration of protection (life-long in many cases, though not in the immunosuppressed or certain occupations e.g. Veterinarians), recognition of the intradermal vaccination technique as appropriate in some cases, as well as an update to post-exposure treatment (post-exposure vaccine schedule reduced from five to four shots). See ‘Rabies’ at https://www.hse.ie/eng/health/immunisation/hcpinfo/guidelines/.

28th February 2019

Free online access is temporarily available to "Emporiatrics", the newsletter of the Faculty of Travel Medicine (Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow) - click here.

27th February 2019

Chapter updates have been made in the Immunisation Guidelines for Ireland to the chapters on Immunocompromised patients and to the chapter on Influenza (see https://www.hse.ie/eng/health/immunisation/hcpinfo/guidelines/).

16th February 2019

The following link has been added to the Training page:

  • Travel Medicine Roadshow (includes a date in Belfast in Sept. 2019)

20th January 2019

The following links have been added to the Training page:

  • Foundation course in Travel Medicine (Glasgow)
  • Yellow Fever online course
  • Malaria online course

9th January 2019

  • The closing date for applications for the postgraduate bursary is 28th February 2019. The winning entries will be announced on this page on 31st March 2019.
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