Vaccine update: issue 298, August 2019

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


Vaccine update: issue 298, August 2019

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The August issue features:

  • August bank holiday deliveries warning notice
  • update on MMR vaccine ordering restriction
  • MMR catch up for 10 and 11 year olds
  • which flu vaccines children should have
  • vaccine information and availability for 2019 to 2020
  • NHS.UK vaccination pages
  • algorithm – vaccination of individuals with uncertain or incomplete immunisation status
  • inactivated influenza vaccines guidance for 2019 to 2020 flu season
  • vaccines and porcine gelatine leaflet revision
  • DTaP/IPV/Hib Booster PGD expiry and withdrawal at the end of August 2019
  • ordering additional Gardasil for the universal HPV immunisation programme
  • unused Fluenz Tetra vaccine in the 2018 to 2019 children’s flu programme
  • 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 23 August 2019