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Qualifications & further details about the Childrens Travel Doc

 

Dr Prevatt is a Paediatric Consultant certified in Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Travel Medicine, and Tropical Medicine. She completed her training in central London (Chelsea &Westminster hospital, University College Hospital,  Great Ormond Street Hospital) before taking time to train in Travel Medicine at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases (HTD) where she accomplished a fellowship concentrating on the specific needs of travelling pregnant women and children.

She has travelled extensively herself, on charity projects as a medical student, and later when working as a senior paediatrician in Lesotho, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, and the Pacific Islands. She regularly trains UK health professionals to provide Childrens travel health consults.

She also designs online courses for highly regarded institutions and lectures across the globe on complex child and pregnancy Travel medicine.

Overview of Relevant Publications

  • Prevatt, N. Chapter: Vaccines for Travel outside of Europe. In: Paediatric Vaccines and Vaccinations. 2nd Edition. 

  • Behrens, R and Prevatt, N. Chapter: Vaccines for Travel outside of Europe. In: Paediatric Vaccines and Vaccinations book. 2nd Edition. Springer Publishing 2021.

  • Prevatt, N. Childrens HIV association (CHIVA) Guidelines: preparing children and adolescents for travel. 2017.

  • Prevatt, N. and Shingadia, D. Childrens Acute Transport Service Guidelines for Severe Malaria. 2017

  • Travelling with Children: Information booklet for parents. Hospital for Tropical Diseases, UCLH. London. 2016.

  • Akech S, Mtove G, Opoka R, Engoru C, Olupot-Olupot P, Nyeko R, Evans J, Crawley J, Prevatt N. et al. WHO guidelines on fluid resuscitation in children: missing the FEAST data. BMJ 2014;348:f7003

  • Seden K, Khoo S, Back D, Prevatt N, Lamorde M, Byakika-Kibwika P, et al. Drug-drug interactions between antiretrovirals and drugs used in the management of neglected tropical diseases: important considerations in the WHO 2020 Roadmap and London Declaration on Neglected Tropical Diseases. AIDS. 2013;27(5):675-86.

  • Maitland, K. et al. Exploring mechanisms of excess mortality with early fluid resuscitation: insights from the FEAST trial. BMC Medicine. 2013; 11:68

  • Prevatt, N. Soil Transmitted Tropical Helminths. Quarterly Newsletter of the AIDS treatment Information Centre (ATIC). Infectious Disease Institute. Volume 8. Issue 1. March 2011.

  • Prevatt, N. Diagnosis and Management of Buruli ulcer. Quarterly Newsletter of the AIDS treatment Information Centre (ATIC). Infectious Disease Institute. Volume 8. Issue 2. May 2011.

  • Prevatt, N. A career in Tropical Medicine- a career in the Tropics? Foundation Years Journal. 2011; 5:7:39

Credentials

2000 - Pre-Medical Science Diploma. Cardiff University. 

2005 - MBBCH. University of Wales, College of Medicine. 

2008 – Sexually Transmitted Infection certificate 

2009 – Postgraduate Diploma of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. LSHTM

2012 – Postgraduate Diploma of Paediatric Infectious Disease. Oxon. 

2014 - Membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health (MRCPCH)

2015 – Fellowship in Paediatric Travel Medicine (HTD) 

2016 - Certificate of Travel Health. ISTM. 

2017 – Admitted to UK specialist register as Consultant General Paediatrician 

2017 - Certificate of Special Interest in Paediatric Infectious Disease (RCPCH ID SPIN)

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