Dr Prevatt is a paediatric Consultant with a special interest in Infectious Diseases at the Whittington Hospital in central London. She runs a complex travel clinic for immunocompromised children once a month and also practices paediatric travel medicine for complex patients privately.
Natalie trained in Wales and worked in a number of African and Pacific countries to gain experience of paediatrics in Tropical settings before running the paediatric module of the Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTMH) in in East Africa for 4 years and then undertaking the first ever fellowship in Travel Medicine at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases London to address the needs of children travelling from the UK.
In Uganda Dr Prevatt was clinical coordinator for a major research study; the FEAST trial. (www.feast-trial.org) and she later produced the ETAT+ (Emergency Triage and Treatment+) e-learning course on behalf of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH). Dr Prevatt now sits on the RCPCH ETAT committee, and the international child health committee.
Natalie holds Diplomas of Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Tropical medicine and hygiene, and Cert of Travel Health from ISTM.
She has written the UK paediatric HIV travel guidelines and the children’s acute transport malaria guidelines and recently co-authored a chapter on paediatric vaccination (in Behrens,R and Prevatt, N. Chapter: Vaccines for Travel outside of Europe. Paediatric Vaccines and Vaccinations Springer Publishing 2018). She is the newly elected member of the ISTM paediatric council.