Handy Hints for Health Travel
Keep a Notebook
At stressful times everything is forgotten, even pin numbers that have been committed to memory for years. Write down doctors seen & their phone numbers.
Investigate the health condition
Find out what you can about your condition to enable you to understand more about your possible treatment.
Take a list of the questions you want to ask the Doctor
Make a note of the answers afterwards.
Think of all the likely pitfalls, and discuss any concerns with a members of the Health Information Exchange team, as they may be able to assist you or direct you to another service provider.
Arrange a team of friends who can help you communicate news.
Let friends help. If they have offer ed to help out it is because they want to, and it will help them as well as you.
Checklist of things to take with you
Tickets and vouchers
Medication. N.B. Keep all medication in their original packaging preferably in your hand luggage.
Notebook and pen
Useful telephone numbers
Mobile phone/charger/UK SIM card