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Transition to Secondary School

Welcome to Havering’s Transition to Secondary School page, During Week commencing 25th July 2022 there will be information released daily on the following topics to help you and your child with this process. We also have an E-Book below with information and advice too. Special…

Transitions, plans and assessments

Preparation for adulthood is also known as transition. This is the time it takes to make a change from one place, or stage of life, to the next – from childhood to adulthood.  For young people, this time often involves changes to some of the…

Transport

TRAVEL UPDATE June 2022 Although the deadline date for the travel assistance application was Friday 27 May 2022, we are still accepting in-year applications, which can be submitted anytime during the year.  Please note that applications submitted very late may cause a delay to the…

Travel health checklist

What to pack to stay safe and healthy abroad, including first aid essentials. Basic travel health kit The exact contents of your travel kit will depend on your travel plans. A basic kit can include: First aid kit A basic first aid kit includes: antiseptic painkillers wound-cleaning…

Travel illnesses and vaccinations

Get the right travel vaccinations and follow the advice below to reduce your risk of common infectious diseases.   Water and food safety  Insect bites  Travellers' diarrhoea  Malaria  Dengue  HIV and STIs  Hepatitis A  Hepatitis B  Typhoid  Yellow fever  Rabies Meningitis  Travel health experts advise preparing for…

Travel insurance

By taking out travel insurance and getting a free European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), you can avoid huge medical bills if you have an emergency during your trip. Healthcare is free at the point of delivery in the UK, but don't assume it's the same abroad. You will…

Travelling in pregnancy

With the proper precautions, and armed with information on when to travel, vaccinations and travel insurance, most women can travel safely well into their pregnancy. Wherever you go, find out what healthcare facilities are at your destination in case you require urgent medical attention. It's…

Travelling with a heart condition

Most people with a heart condition are able to travel, as long as they feel well and their condition is stable and well controlled. If you're recovering from a heart condition, such as a heart attack or heart surgery, get medical advice before you make your travel…

Travelling with asthma

A guide for people with asthma to help them plan their trip. Health experts advise preparing for a trip four to six weeks before travel. What will I need if I travel with asthma? Take your usual medication, along with a copy of your prescriptions and your: asthma action…

Travelling with cancer

Travelling with a long-term condition such as cancer isn't straightforward, but many difficulties can be avoided with good planning. Discuss your travel plans with your doctor to assess whether you're fit to travel. Different types of cancer have different treatments and often require you to take specific…
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