Medical needs

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Here are the essential items you might need to travel comfortably. Lots of us have vitamin/dietary needs (I take protein, vitamin D and iron everywhere now) or might need to stock up on first aid supplies. Here are the places I’d go to stay healthy on the road.
No one likes having swollen ankles – whether at home or in the air, they’re the worst! Daylong makes support stockings that don’t look like you think they would look…

Chemist Direct – UK’s largest online healthcare and pharmacy business, providing quick and affordable delivery of tens of thousands of health and beauty products, and a suite of wellbeing services including confidential consultations with in-house GPs and advice from its team of fully qualified pharmacists.


eChemist offer free worldwide delivery, international customer service, multiple language sites, international currencies, pricing based on the day’s exchange rate in excess of 12,000 different products. In addition to big brand beauty products such as Guerlain, Avene and Bioderma they stock a vast array of nutritional supplements, fragrances and pharmaceutical products.


Oxford Online Pharmacy is a UK based, online pharmacy and private doctor consultation service. They are one of very few online pharmacies to recently pass their CQC inspection, across all categories of care they are found to be: “providing safe, effective and well-led services”. Recognised as being at the forefront of developments in online dispensing and professional online doctor services.