About Us

Clare Henderson

Clare Henderson
RGN, BSc (Hons), DTM, MFTM RCPS (Glas)

Clare began working in travel medicine in 2001 whilst taking a break from Accident and Emergency nursing.  She enjoyed the speciality that much that she’s been doing it ever since and went on to establish her own travel clinic in 2003.

Clare has successfully completed the Diploma in Travel Medicine and in 2012 passed the first entrance exam for admission as a Member to the Faculty of Travel Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.  Clare returned to the college in 2013 when she became course manager for the Diploma and Foundation Courses in Travel Medicine.  Throughout this time, she has continued to practice within her travel clinic and brings with her to TREC the experience of advising travellers within a busy travel clinic.

Margaret Umeed

Margaret Umeed Margaret is a Registered Nurse who trained in Glasgow and gained experience in the field of infectious diseases before working as a nurse in Pakistan for 18 months. She began working in General Practice in 1990 and has been a full time practice nurse since then; currently working in a deprived area of Glasgow.

She is a Specialist Nurse Practitioner, an Independent Nurse Prescriber and holds the NMC Lecturer/Practice Educator qualification. She qualified with the MSc. (Trav. Med.) from Glasgow University in 2001 and has been a valuable member of the TREC teaching team since its inception in 1999. Margaret also contributes to the Diploma and Foundation Courses in Travel Medicine as a student supervisor and lecturer and has recently completed several years as the secretary of the Travel Medicine Faculty (Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow )

Karen Rudd, RGN, CTH, FFTM RCPS (Glas)

Jennifer Anderson, RGN, DTM, FFTM RCPS (Glas)