MenACWY programme: information for healthcare professionals
- Public Health England
- Part of:
- Meningococcal ACWY (MenACWY) vaccination programme
- First published:
- 8 July 2015
- Last updated:
- 5 October 2016, see all updates
Information about the meningococcal ACWY (MenACWY) programme for adolescents, aimed at healthcare professionals.
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The meningococcal ACWY (MenACWY) vaccine is being introduced in response to an increase in cases of invasive meningococcal disease capsular group W (MenW) disease.
This information for healthcare professionals about the MenACWY programme includes details on:
- the purpose of the programme
- who the vaccine is recommended for
- when vaccines will be available to order
- how to administer the vaccine
Published: 8 July 2015
Updated: 5 October 2016
- Amendment to ‘fresher’ date of birth in eligibility criteria
- Updated vaccine eligibility information.
- Updated MenACWY immunisation programme information for healthcare professionals.
- Updated with additional questions regarding the new MenACWY vaccine.
- First published.