The International Society of Travel Medicine have reported the sad news that Dr. Jay Keystone passed away on the 3rd September. 


A statement from Lin Chen, President of ISTM


Dear Colleagues,

It is with great sorrow that I write to inform you of the death of Dr. Jay Keystone, a Past President of ISTM. We mourn the loss of our respected colleague, a brilliant teacher, and a personal friend to many. 

ISTM honors Jay as a 'Distinguished Fellow' for his exceptional accomplishments, sustained excellence in travel medicine, and exemplary service to ISTM. 

For brief notes on Jay's colorful life, please see his obituary

Our thoughts are with his family and many friends around the world. 

With profound sadness, 


Lin Chen 

President of ISTM

BGTHA  18th Annual Conference – 16th November 2019


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Resolutions NHS have written to the RCGP and GPC correcting the mistake made on indemnity of travel vaccinations given in GP surgeries that are not given to travellers free on the NHS. The indemnity will last from April to July 2019. From August 2019 onwards, purchasing indemnity for the GP Travel Clinic for non-NHS vaccines will be the responsibility of the GP Practices.

Please see pages 37/38 for Guidance on which Travel Vaccines should be given on the NHS and which the Traveller should pay.