Archive for the Tag 'diarrhoea'

Health Advice for the Returning Traveller; When to see the GP?

It’s the time of year again when all our backpacking students return from the four corners of the world. Some will be arriving for the first time in Bristol, as international students of course, and many of you will have been traipsing through the jungles/ beaches and villages of the world’s most remote places, possibly […]

Taking Risks

“I’m lying here with a drip in my arm on a hospital bed, gazing out of the window, watching a couple of local children playing with a tin can, wishing I was out there in the sun… Thank goodness I had taken out good travel insurance as I was advised; otherwise this ‘cheap’ backpacking trip […]