Correspondence

MenB vaccination: introduction from September 2015

This letter provides details of the new meningococcal group B (MenB) vaccine (Bexsero®) programme from 1 September 2015.

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Introduction of MenB vaccination for infants

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Details

This joint letter from Public Health England and NHS England sets out the details of the addition of the new MenB vaccine (Bexsero®) to the routine childhood immunisation schedule from 1 September 2015. This includes guidance on:

  • those infants eligible for vaccination
  • clinical advice on use of Bexsero®
  • details of how to order the vaccine
  • new data collection arrangements to measure vaccine uptake
  • funding arrangements
Published 22 June 2015