vaccination and screening services developed for business travellers can easily
cover leisure travellers as well.
Screening Services at Harley Street London offer:
are conducted at our Harley Street clinic or at the client's premises, generally
during normal office hours, although other times can be arranged if required.
The consultation aims to ensure that individuals are fit to travel to wherever
it is they are going; to discover anything in their medical history that may put
them at any particular risk; and to prepare them for a healthy trip by administering
all appropriate vaccinations, supplying any necessary medication, and informing
them of any hazards particularly prevalent in their destination. Full records
are maintained on a secure database.
Medical history Situation at destination
We offer an advisory service, with information and help on medical problems, by
phone, fax or email. If a client has a health problem, wherever they are in the
world, they are assured of a point of contact for expert advice. We can also offer
overseas health services (with client's consent) remote access to medical records,
aiding rapid and fully-informed treatment.
On return, a comprehensive
physical examination is conducted, either at our clinic or on client's premises.
This includes comprehensive tests for possible diseases and ailments, many of
which - particularly parasitic diseases such as malaria, bilharzia or giardia,
which may have few symptoms in their early stages - can be easily misdiagnosed
or entirely missed by those unfamiliar with them.
Prompt diagnosis can lead to rapid, easy and painless treatment of problems which,
if left, may develop into serious illnesses, debilitating and difficult to treat,
with the road to recovery unnecessarily long and uncomfortable.
We screen for:
Parasites and worms
such as malaria, schistosomiasis (bilharzia) and giardia Unusual causes
of travel-related diarrhoea such as microsporidia and cyclospora Viral
infections such as Hepatitis A,B and C, HIV and Dengue Fever
Most problems discovered during the course of screening can be quickly and easily
treated. If specialist treatment is required, we will refer the client to the
Services was established to meet business's need for dedicated expertise, offering
real protection against overseas health-hazards - particularly outside the developed
world. We offer a wide range of services, from pre- to post-travel vaccinations
and tests, from discrete sexual health assessments to immigration/visa medicals
(for more, click here), all delivered by fully qualified healthcare professionals
either at clients' premises or here at our clinic in Harley Street.
To the human and direct financial impact of illness or disease can now be added
the very real dangers of major consequential costs, since the House of Lords
ruling (Connolly v RTZ, 24 July 1997) enabling employees to sue for damages for
illnesses or injuries suffered while working overseas. Fortunately, prevention
is a great deal easier and cheaper than cure.
proper advice and vaccination before travel, accessible expertise during it, and
screening and where necessary treatment on return, travel-related health problems
can be reduced from an open-ended human, financial and legal nightmare to, at
worst, a temporary inconvenience. Our clients include financial institutions and
other blue chip multinationals, petrochemical and engineering companies, IT and
consultancy companies, law firms, TV and film production companies, independent
travellers and aid workers.