Vaccine update: issue 273, December 2017

This vaccine update provides immunisation practitioners with the latest developments in vaccines, vaccination policies and procedures.


Vaccine update: issue 273, December 2017

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The December 2017 issue features:

  • ensure you’re up to date with the MMR jab if travelling to Romania, Italy and Germany
  • have they had their MenACWY vaccination?
  • MMR vaccine, who is eligible and can I use stock from Immform to catch up adults?
  • NIN 2018 keynote speaker and booking opens soon
  • winter sun and foreign travel – be rabies aware!
  • annual HPV vaccination coverage in girls in England for the 2016 to 2017 academic year
  • herpes zoster (shingles) immunisation programme: September 2016 to August 2017
  • COVER report
  • flu vaccine information and availability 2017 to 2018 for the children’s national immunisation programme
  • order controls for Fluenz Tetra®
  • giving a second dose of LAIV
  • influenza vaccines for the 2017 to 2018 influenza season
  • Hexavalent (DTaP/IPV/Hib/HepB) vaccine for infants
  • vaccine supply for non routine programmes
  • change to Revaxis® packs
  • Christmas and New Year bank holiday deliveries
  • free training event
  • new training slides
Published 20 December 2017