Immunisation and vaccination

immunisation and vaccination

Improved immunisation services will benefit disadvantaged children

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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

Latest Hib booster is not on immunisation schedule


Amendments to the childhood immunisation schedule for Hib/MenC are highlighted by Sandra Wolper and David Green

Setting up a PGD for poliomyelitis vaccine


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

Drawing up a PGD for Hib immunisation


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

Drawing up a PGD for combined hepatitis A and typhoid vaccine


Administering a combined vaccine against hepatitis A and typhoid improves compliance and benefits both patient and doctor, explains Jane Chiodini

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