Warning for holidaymakers

NBEN 14-08-12 BE 1 Appletree Medical Practice, 47A Town Street, Duffield. is urging people to take appropriate medical supplies when they are going away on holiday. Travel nurse advisor Kate Moore.
NBEN 14-08-12 BE 1 Appletree Medical Practice, 47A Town Street, Duffield. is urging people to take appropriate medical supplies when they are going away on holiday. Travel nurse advisor Kate Moore.

A Duffield surgery is urging holidaymakers travelling abroad to pack extra medical items in their suitcase to avoid a bad bout of diarrhoea, sunstroke or accidents spoiling their holiday.

Appletree Medical Practice, on Town Street, issued the warning to people visiting a developing, tropical or sub-tropical countries and is encouraging them to book travel vaccines.

Practice manager, Stephen Leather, said: “Although packing a first aid kit with a few invaluable basics might seem low down on your to-do list, make it a priority as medical mishaps can and will happen.”