Parents are concerned about taking their children to medical facilities to get routine injections as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, a new poll suggests. Please read the full article here...

 

https://www.sthelensreporter.co.uk/health/parents-urged-get-children-vaccinated-after-poll-reveals-concerns-2894591

Immunisation lead for the Royal College of General Practitioners

Interview with George Kassianos - 23rd March 2020

 

 
 

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

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. 

 https://resolution.nhs.uk/services/claims-management/clinical-schemes/clinical-negligence-scheme-for-general-practice/

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