The Faculty of Travel Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has published its Good Practice Guide for Providing a Travel Health Service.
This new publication sets out to define the standards of care every practitioner should achieve in their practice of travel medicine for the health and safety of the international traveller.
The guidance can also be used as a self-assessment guide to identify key areas for continuing professional development, or continuous quality improvement, including effectiveness, efficiency and safety of the service.
It is intended for all those providing or planning to provide travel health services, thereby improving standards of care to international travellers.
Jane Chiodini, past Dean of the Faculty of Travel Medicine has written a blog about the background and importance of this guidance.