Vaccine update: issue 304, January 2020

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


Vaccine update: issue January 2020

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The January edition contains:

  • has your patient moved to the UK? - migrant health resources
  • HPV vaccine drives cancer-causing infections down to very low levels
  • HPV vaccination in schools – going from strength to strength
  • Green book chapters published
  • expiry dates for Fluenz Tetra® issued for the 2019/20 children’s programme
  • children’s flu vaccine for 2019/20
  • all influenza vaccines for the 2019/20 season
  • Maternal Pertussis programme - change to dTaP/IPV vaccine
  • PCV13 schedule change reminder
  • update to Bexsero Patient Information Leaflet
  • MMR vaccine ordering
  • The EU Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) and Delegated Regulation as applicable to PHE supplied vaccines for the national immunisation programme
  • have your say on GOV.UK! Survey
Published 24 January 2020