Travelpharm is an independent private pharmacy based in Derbyshire and a member of the National Pharmaceutical Association, a professional body providing advice to pharmacists throughout the UK. The pharmacist responsible for this site is Rob McDonald, BSc Cert Vet Pharm MRPharmS. Around 2000 cases of malaria
a year occur amongst travellers returning to the UK and subsequently result in a number of deaths. Apart from anti-malarial drugs, bite avoidance is also important. Such measures, as regular use of insect repellents
and mosquito nets
should also be considered.