Vaccine update: issue 286, September 2018

Latest developments in vaccines, vaccination policies and procedures for immunisation practitioners.


Vaccine update: issue 286, September 2018

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This edition features articles on:

  • the 5 year anniversary of the shingles programme
  • the selective neonatal hepatitis B immunisation: new resources for primary care staff and patients
  • World Rabies Day – 28 September 2018
  • Stay Well This Winter – Help us to help you campaign.
  • supply of UK-licensed BCG vaccine for the national BCG programme
  • reminder about the MMR ordering restriction
  • flu vaccine eligibility for the children’s programme in 2018 to 2019
  • flu vaccine ordering
  • vaccine supply for the non-routine programmes
  • shingles and PPV coverage report published
  • annual childhood vaccination statistics

As well as a range of new resources for primary and secondary schools.

Published 28 September 2018