The aim of this guide is to steer both seafarers and health professionals through their encounters with one another in ways that improve outcomes and contribute to ensuring that both the general and special health care needs of seafarers are met. The focus of this guide is on seafarers based in the UK, but many of the topics discussed are equally relevant worldwide.
There are three parts to the guide:
• For seafarers
• For health care providers
• Sources of further information