Vaccine update: issue 297, July 2019

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


Vaccine update: issue 297, July 2019

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The July issue features:

  • rash in pregnancy guidance
  • focus on offering MMR in GP practice
  • occupational pertussis vaccination now available for specific healthcare workers
  • measles flyer translated into 20 languages
  • flu vaccination and availability for the 2019 to 2020 season
  • vaccine wastage – time to check your fridges
  • reporting vaccine wastage on ImmForm
  • the EU Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) and Delegated Regulation as applicable to PHE supplied vaccines for the national immunisation programme
  • vaccine supply for the non routine programme
Published 25 July 2019