Immunisation and vaccination

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PHE guideline: MSM HPV vaccination

2018-06-26T13:37:00+01:00By

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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PHE routine immunisation schedule guideline

2018-04-12T09:52:00+01:00By

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

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PHE ordering, storing, and handling vaccines guideline

2017-06-20T11:03:00+01:00By

This Guidelines for Nurses summary of Public Health England’s Protocol for ordering, storing, and handling vaccines is relevant to all healthcare professionals involved in immunisation. It aims to ensure that vaccines are stored and managed properly so that immunisation is carried out safely and efficiently.

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Summary of influenza policy

2017-03-08T11:58:00+00:00By

This summary provides influenza immunisation information for public health professionals.

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Summary of tetanus immunisation policy

2017-01-24T13:48:00+00:00By

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

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Hepatitis B and the routine childhood immunisation schedule

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

This CPD activity consists of 10 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) designed to test your knowledge on childhood immunisation and hepatitis B—you will then be prompted to reflect on your learning.

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Human papillomavirus (HPV)—the facts

2018-08-20T13:24:00+01:00

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

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Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and cervical cancer—addressing the myths

2017-10-02T11:19:00+01:00

This factsheet is for health professionals who deliver the HPV vaccine programme for girls. It supports the information currently provided. It is suitable for school nurses, GPs, screening and immunisation practioners.

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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Setting up a travel health clinic—considerations and benefits

2016-05-27T00:00:00+01:00By

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

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