Immunisation and vaccination

immunisation and vaccination


PHE childhood flu vaccines guideline


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


Summary of tetanus immunisation policy


This summary focuses on tetanus immunisation information, and includes recommendations for the use of the vaccine, contraindications, and precautions.


PHE routine immunisation schedule guideline


Summary of Public Health England's routine immunisation schedule—provides information for health professionals and immunisation practitioners.

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PHE influenza immunisation guideline


This Guidelines for Nurses summary covers at-risk groups recommended for influenza immunisation, and administration.

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PHE guideline: MSM HPV vaccination


This Guidelines for Nurses summary covers eligibility and administration of the quadrivalent HPV vaccine for men who have sex with men

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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*

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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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Setting up a travel health clinic—considerations and benefits


Jenny Greenfield gives advice on setting up a travel health clinic, and explains how these clinics can benefit both patients and GP practices.