Guidance

Intervax BCG vaccine: training material for healthcare professionals

Training material for healthcare professionals on the use of the unlicensed Intervax BCG vaccine.

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Intervax BCG vaccine: factsheet for healthcare professionals

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Intervax BCG vaccine: training slideset for healthcare professionals

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This slide set and factsheet has been produced to accompany the supply of unlicensed Intervax BCG vaccine. It is aimed at healthcare professionals and provides information on:

  • background to the supply of the vaccine
  • eligibility for the vaccine
  • how to reconstitute the vaccine
  • how to administer the vaccine
Published 28 June 2016
Last updated 13 March 2018 + show all updates
  1. This guidance has been revised to reflect the current unlicensed BCG vaccine.
  2. Updated to include recommendations on administration of the vaccine.
  3. Factsheet updated to include information for pregnant health care workers reconstituting the vaccine.
  4. Amendments to factsheet relating to vaccine supply and administration.
  5. Factsheet update includes advice to healthcare workers on babies who may have missed BCG immunisation
  6. Revised slideset following clinical consultation.
  7. Updated factsheet to clarify advice on liability, following legal advice.
  8. Added factsheet for healthcare professionals.
  9. First published.