One-page summary for health professionals and immunisation practitioners giving vaccinations.
Ref: IMW186.05 PDF, 158KB, 1 page
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This single page reminder based on Immunisation against infectious disease: the Green Book helps health professionals vaccinate people correctly to protect them and their families from disease.
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Published: 1 September 2013
Updated: 13 November 2017
- Revised recommendation to only start course of rotavirus vaccine if child is under 15-weeks-old.
- Updated to reflect the introduction of the DTaP/IPV/Hib/HepB vaccine and other minor clarifications.
- Updated to clarify advice on MenB vaccine for children born on or after 1 July 2015.
- Updated algorithm: Vaccination of individuals with uncertain or incomplete immunisation status (effective from July 2016).
- Updated to include changes to meningococcal vaccine recommendations and dates of birth for flu and shingles vaccine eligible cohorts.
- Revised sections on MenC and HPV vaccine recommendations for those over 10 years of age and updates on the dates of birth for those eligible for flu and shingles vaccines.
- First published.