Drs Helen Bedford and David Elliman explain how the NICE public health guidance on immunisation should lead to improved services and increased uptake of vaccines
Amendments to the childhood immunisation schedule for Hib/MenC are highlighted by Sandra Wolper and David Green
Polio has been eradicated in many parts of the world but is still endemic in some areas, so immunisation is as essential as ever, as Jane Chiodini explains
A new national campaign aims to cut the number of cases of Haemophilus influenzae infection. Jane Chiodini explains how to set up a PGD for Hib vaccination
Administering a combined vaccine against hepatitis A and typhoid improves compliance and benefits both patient and doctor, explains Jane Chiodini
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