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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.

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PHE influenza antiviral prophylaxis guideline


A summary covering the use of antiviral prophylaxis to prevent influenza infection


PHE childhood flu vaccines guideline


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

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NICE smoking cessation guideline


This summary covers recommendations on encouraging smoking cessation, engaging with people who smoke, and training to support stop smoking services.

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Feature articles

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Medications and their effects on oral health


Gemma Higgs gives her view on how patients can be supported to manage common oral conditions, some of which can be caused by medications.

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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Supporting nurse mentors to reduce the barriers to implementing alcohol Interventions and Brief Advice (IBA) in primary care


This report for Alcohol Research UK aims to reduce the barriers to implementation for alcohol Identification and Brief Advice.

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