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Immunisation against infectious disease

The Green Book has the latest information on vaccines and vaccination procedures, for vaccine preventable infectious diseases in the UK.

Health professionals and immunisation practitioners can keep up to date with developments in the field and updates to the Green Book through regular Vaccine Update newsletters.

You can also find the complete 2006 edition of The Green Book on the National Archive. It does not contain the latest chapter updates.

Check for updates to the Green Book: choose email or feed updates for future changes.

The Green Book

Information for public health professionals on immunisation.

  1. Immunisation against infectious disease: the green book front cover and contents page

    • 17 December 2013
    • Guidance

Part 2: the diseases, vaccinations and vaccines

Information for public health professionals on immunisation.

  1. Anthrax: the green book, chapter 13

    • 20 March 2013
    • Guidance
  2. Cholera: the green book, chapter 14

    • 11 December 2013
    • Guidance
  3. Diphtheria: the green book, chapter 15

    • 19 April 2013
    • Guidance
  4. Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib): the green book, chapter 16

    • 19 April 2013
    • Guidance
  5. Hepatitis A: the green book, chapter 17

    • 4 December 2013
    • Guidance
  6. Hepatitis B: the green book, chapter 18

    • 4 December 2013
    • Guidance
  7. Human papillomavirus (HPV): the green book, chapter 18a

    • 19 April 2013
    • Guidance
  8. Influenza: the green book, chapter 19

    • 11 September 2013
    • Guidance
  9. Japanese encephalitis: the green book, chapter 20

    • 4 December 2013
    • Guidance
  10. Measles: the green book, chapter 21

    • 1 July 2013
    • Guidance
  11. Meningococcal: the green book, chapter 22

    • 11 April 2014
    • Guidance
  12. Mumps: the green book, chapter 23

    • 4 April 2013
    • Guidance
  13. Pertussis: the green book, chapter 24

    • 19 April 2013
    • Guidance
  14. Pneumococcal: the green book, chapter 25

    • 4 December 2013
    • Guidance
  15. Polio: the green book, chapter 26

    • 19 April 2013
    • Guidance
  16. Rabies: the green book, chapter 27

    • 19 April 2013
    • Guidance
  17. Respiratory syncytial virus: the green book, chapter 27a

    • 20 March 2013
    • Guidance
  18. Rotavirus: the green book, chapter 27b

    • 4 November 2013
    • Guidance
  19. Rubella: the green book, chapter 28

    • 4 April 2013
    • Guidance
  20. Shingles (herpes zoster): the green book, chapter 28a

    • 12 July 2013
    • Guidance
  21. Smallpox and vaccinia: the green book, chapter 29

    • 20 March 2013
    • Guidance
  22. Tetanus: the green book, chapter 30

    • 19 April 2013
    • Guidance
  23. Tick-borne encephalitis: the green book, chapter 31

    • 19 April 2013
    • Guidance
  24. Tuberculosis: the green book, chapter 32

    • 19 April 2013
    • Guidance
  25. Typhoid: the green book, chapter 33

    • 19 April 2013
    • Guidance
  26. Varicella: the green book, chapter 34

    • 19 April 2013
    • Guidance
  27. Yellow fever: the green book, chapter 35

    • 17 July 2013
    • Guidance

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