Vaccine update: issue 302, November 2019, virus special edition

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


Vaccine update: issue 302, November 2019, virus special edition

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The virus special edition features:

  • The BBVU, Virus Reference Department, NIS Colindale
    • BBVU activities supporting the HBV vaccine programme
  • The IDU, Virus Reference Department, Colindale
    • measles and rubella testing
    • specialised testing
    • differential diagnosis of rash illness
    • measles research and development work
  • The Polio Reference Service, Virus Reference Department, Colindale
  • The Respiratory Virus Unit, Virus Reference Department, NIS Colindale
  • Tetanus Greenbook chapter update
  • management of tetanus prone wounds: aide memoires
  • latest PPV coverage report
  • changes to the infant PCV schedule taking place in early 2020
  • a visual guide to vaccines poster
  • vaccine supply for the 2019 to 2020 flu programme
  • changes to the maternal pertussis programme
  • Christmas and New Year vaccine deliveries notice
  • ordering additional Gardasil for the universal HPV immunisation programme
  • update to Bexsero Patient Information Leaflet
  • MMR vaccine ordering
  • The EU FMD and Delegated Regulation as applicable to PHE supplied vaccines for the national immunisation programme
Published 28 November 2019