Immunisation and vaccination

immunisation and vaccination

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PHE pneumococcal guideline (Green Book chapter 25)


This summary covers types of vaccine, administration, dosage and schedule, and at-risk groups who should be immunised against pneumococcal disease.

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PHE UK immunisation schedule (Green Book chapter 11)


What immunisations are needed, and when? What do you do if a patient’s immunisation status is incomplete or unknown?

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PHE influenza immunisation policy


This summary provides comprehensive guidance about influenza immunisation for public health professionals.

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PHE vaccination in pregnancy guideline


This concise and useful summary of PHE guidance covers PHE monitoring of women vaccinated in pregnancy or shortly before conception.


PHE childhood flu vaccines guideline


This concise and useful algorithm shows which flu vaccine children should have.

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Hepatitis B and the routine childhood immunisation schedule


This CPD activity consists of 10 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) designed to test your knowledge on childhood immunisation and hepatitis B

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Tools and resources

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Having a smear test—what is it about?


If your patients aren’t sure about smear testing, this easy-to-read booklet offers clear and concise information about what smear testing entails

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Human papillomavirus (HPV)—the facts


Human papillomavirus (HPV) is an extremely common infection—but do you know the facts? Read on to learn about the risks and prevention of HPV

Feature articles

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Introduction of a hexavalent vaccine into the routine childhood immunisation schedule*

2017-08-22T09:20:00+01:00By ,

David Green and Laura Craig describe the symptoms and prevalence of hepatitis B, provide information about the hexavalent vaccine being introduced into the routine childhood immunisation schedule, and discuss the continued importance of screening pregnant women for hepatitis B.

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