These PGDs conform to NICE standards for the provision of antibiotics by PGD. They allow for a complete travel service in allowing the provision of antibiotics to travellers leaving for remote locations with poor access to healthcare services. The PGDs allow for the provision of Ciprofloxacin at a dose of 500 mg for three days or Azithromycin at a dose of 1 g stat. The provision allows the dispensing of available patient packs.
Traveller's diarrhoea is the most common ailment among travellers. For those running a travel service, the PharmaDoctor NICE standard PGDs offer a complete package for travellers to recognise symptoms and treat in areas where access to healthcare services is limited. Kits are available including those with patient instructions to identify travellers diarrhoea caused by bacterial infection, such as the kit available through Valneva.
Healthcare professionals interested in running travel health services can receive free training via NEVA training. A training platform exclusive to PharmaDoctor. PharmaDoctor offer the travel eTool, a PGD authorisation tool with an incorporated risk assessment, giving you the ability to run an entire travel clinic for £250/£199. Click here for details.