Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) advises UK health departments on immunisation.

Membership

  • Professor Andrew Pollard, Chair (University of Oxford)
  • Professor Judith Breuer (University College Hospital)
  • Dr Peter Elton (Greater Manchester, Lancashire, South Cumbria Strategic Clinical Network)
  • Dr Maggie Wearmouth (East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust)
  • Mr Chris Liffen (lay member)
  • Ms Anne McGowan (National Public Health Service for Wales)
  • Dr Andrew Riordan (Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation)
  • Professor Claire-Anne Siegrist (Geneva University Hospital)
  • Professor Matt Keeling (University of Warwick)
  • Dr Peter Baxter (Sheffield Childrens NHS Foundation Trust)
  • Alison Lawrence (lay member)
  • Professor Robert Read (Southampton General Hospital)
  • Professor Anthony Scott (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)

Minutes

JCVI holds 3 main meetings a year, held on the first Wednesday of February, June and October. The draft minute of each meeting will be uploaded to the JCVI Box account within six weeks of the meeting.

Read agendas for future JCVI meetings Read minutes of JCVI meetings

For previous minutes please go to the National Archives website

Terms of reference

Code of practice (including terms of reference) (PDF, 226KB, 45 pages)

Publications and Statements

Read JCVI publications and statements

Pneumococcal sub-committee

  • Professor Andrew Pollard, Chair JCVI (University of Oxford)
  • Professor Anthony Scott, Chair (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)
  • Professor Robert Read, Chair (Southampton General Hospital)
  • Professor Christopher Butler (University of Oxford/Cardiff University)
  • Dr Claire Cameron (Health Protection Scotland)
  • Professor John Edmunds (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)
  • Dr William Egner (Sheffield Teaching Hospitals)
  • Professor Neil French (University of Liverpool)
  • Professor David Goldblatt (University College London/Great Ormond Street Hospital)
  • Professor Paul Heath (St George’s University of London)
  • Dr Punam Mangtani (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)
  • Ms Anne McGowan (National Public Health Service for Wales)
  • Dr Caroline Trotter (University of Cambridge)

Travel sub-committee

  • Dr Peter Baxter Chair (Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust)
  • Dr Tom Cheasty (Laboratory of Gastrointestinal Pathogens)
  • Professor Chris Conlon (Nuffield Department of Medicine, Oxford)
  • Ms Carolyn Driver (Independent Travel Health Specialist Nurse)
  • Ms Sheila Hall (Travel-health Related Education and Care)
  • Dr David Lalloo (Liverpool School of Hygine and Tropical Medicine)
  • Ms Fiona Marra (Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow)
  • Dr Kitty Smith (Health Protection Scotland)
  • Dr Dipti Patel (Nathnac)

Read agendas for future JCVI meetings

14 January 2014: meeting minutes (PDF, 24.3KB, 4 pages)

8 August 2013: meeting minutes (PDF, 40.8KB, 7 pages)

5 December 2012: minutes (PDF, 113KB, 12 pages)

10 May 2013: minutes (PDF, 81.1KB, 10 pages)

Human papillomavirus (HPV) sub-committee

  • Professor Andrew Pollard (Chair JCVI)
  • Professor Judith Breuer (Chair HPV Subcommittee)
  • Mrs Pauline MacDonald
  • Dr Peter Elton
  • Professor Henry Kitchener
  • Dr Richard Gilson
  • Professor John Edmunds
  • Dr Ann Sullivan
  • Dr Kate Cuschieri
  • Professor Claire-Anne Siegrist

Read agendas for future JCVI meetings

Read HPV subcommittee minutes