MenB and MenACWY programmes: advanced training slides
- Public Health England
- Part of:
- Meningococcal B (MenB) vaccination programme, Meningococcal ACWY (MenACWY) vaccination programme, and Immunisation
- First published:
- 3 August 2015
These slides provide detailed training for health professionals on the new meningococcal B and meningococcal ACWY immunisation programmes.
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This is an advanced training slideset aimed at healthcare professionals on the MenB and MenACWY immunisation programmes.
The MenACWY vaccine is being introduced in response to an increase in cases of invasive meningococcal disease capsular group W (MenW) disease. This vaccine will provide direct protection to the vaccinated cohort and, by reducing carriage of MenW, will also provide indirect protection to unvaccinated children and adults.
The new MenB vaccine (Bexsero®) will protect against meningococcal disease capsular group B. The vaccine will be added to the childhood immunisation programme as part of the routine schedule in England from 1 September 2015.
Published: 3 August 2015