Travel Information & Pre-departure Advice

UK FCO Travel Advice

US Travel Advice

Australian Travel Advice

Find a UK Embassy

Find an Airport: Skyscanner

Overland Route Planning: Rome2Rio

Wilderness Medicine Journals

Wilderness & Environmental Medicine (official WMS journal) 

Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease (Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow)

Expedition Specific Resources

Royal Geographic Society Expedition Handbook (open access)


The Oxford HandBook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine (a must have book!)

Auerbach’s Wilderness Medicine (this two volume mammoth ​of a book is the ultimate reference guide)

Wilderness Medical Society Guidelines

CDC "Yellow Book." (This is an excellent free resource giving advice on a huge range of topics, such as  traveler's diarrhoea, the management of animal bites, fever in the returning traveller and much more)


British National Formulary 

International Narcotics Control Board (this website can be used to check if it is legal to take medications into a country or not.)


NHS Vaccination Advice

Fit for Travel Website

Travel Health Pro (NaTHNaC )

The Greenbook: UK vaccination guidelines

Yellow Fever Advice

WHO Rabies Vaccination Advice

Expedition Dentistry

Wilderness Expedition Dentistry

Mental Health

Addressing Mental Health in the Travel Clinic

Tropical Medicine & Infectious Diseases

Guidelines for malaria prevention in travellers from the UK: 2017

Malaria Overview (The Lancet)

An important article about the potential issues of using Larium as an antimalarial:

Pro-Med (International Society for Infectious Diseases Outbreak Monitoring)

WHO Model Prescribing Information: Drugs used in Bacterial Infections

British HIV Association Clinical Guidelines

WHO TB Treatment Guidelines

Altitude Medicine

UIAA Medical Commission Guidelines: (Everything you need to know about altitude including the management of AMS, HACE, HAPE, the use of portable hyperbaric chambers, the impact of altitude on diabetes, contraception and more!)

Wilderness Medical Society Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Acute Altitude Illness

Extremes of Temperature

Wilderness Medical Society Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Heat-Related Illness

Wilderness Medical Society Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Frostbite

Wilderness Medical Society Practice Guidelines for the Out-of-Hospital Evaluation and Treatment of Accidental Hypothermia

Dive Medicine

UK Diving Medical Committee Guidance

Worldwide Decompression Chamber Directory

Divers Alert Network

Diving Diseases Research Centre Plymouth

Wound Management

World Wide Wounds


Humanitarian Medicine


MSF Clinical Guidelines

MSF Essential Drugs

MSF Essential Obstetric and Newborn Care

If you know of a good resource that is missing- please get in touch!