This guidance has been produced for the early years sector to assist staff and childminders and answers the most frequently asked questions regarding the nasal spray flu vaccination being offered to children in this age group.
This immunisation schedule includes the Infanrix hexa© vaccine for the infant programme suitable for infants born on or after the 1 August 2017.
This routine childhood immunisation schedule (autumn 2018) includes the new Infanrix hexa© vaccine for the infant programme. It is suitable for infants born on or after the 1 August 2017.
Hepatitis B and C virus infections represent a major public health problem. In England, and elsewhere in the UK, injecting drug use is the major risk factor for acquiring hepatitis C infection. Injecting drug use is also a risk factor for hepatitis
This letter to social care organisations confirms that NHS seasonal flu vaccination will continue in 2018/19 and will be extended to include health and care staff in the voluntary managed hospice sector that offer direct patient/client care as well as
This document outlines how to: access Open Exeter upload HPV vaccination data from both Child Health Information Systems (CHIS) and GP systems view and download HPV vaccination coverage data for ongoing monitoring It updates and combines previous guidance on uploading HPV vaccination data for inclusion in young women’s
The user guide provides NHS England Local Teams and Screening and Immunisation Teams (SITs) with detailed guidance on how to submit data for the Adolescent Vaccine Coverage Collection (which includes HPV, MenACWY and Td/IPV vaccines) for the 2017 to 2018 Local Authority Annual Survey, via
Information for GPs and practice nurses It recommends: When pregnant women attend for vaccination during pregnancy Ask mum if they have screened positive for hepatitis B Tell her to register their baby at the surgery as soon as possible when
This guideline covers how to increase uptake of the free flu vaccination among people who are eligible. It describes ways to increase awareness and how to use all opportunities in primary and secondary care to identify people who should be
PHE’s immunoglobulin handbook, providing guidance on administering immunoglobulin to prevent serious disease.
This flu guide has been created by NHS England Primary Care Digital Transformation to support GP practice staff as well as Patient Participation Group (PPG) members so they can encourage their patients to register and book their flu clinic online.
This leaflet is intended for GPs and practice staff. It provides best practice guidance on how to: prepare to deliver the programme promote the programme set practice goals improve uptake of the vaccine identify eligible children order the vaccines It
A quick reference guide to the childhood flu vaccines for winter 2018 to 2019. Two types of flu vaccine are available for children in 2018 to 2019: the ‘live’ nasal spray vaccine and the inactivated injected flu vaccine. This chart indicates
Updated influenza immunisation information including updates for public health professionals. Influenza is an acute viral infection of the respiratory tract. There are 3 types of influenza virus: A, B and C. Influenza A and influenza B are responsible for most clinical illness. Influenza
This document about the inactivated influenza vaccine is intended for healthcare practitioners and includes detailed information on: the background of the programme vaccine handling, administration and constituents vaccine eligibility and precautions eligibility and resources to implement the programme
This leaflet explains to patients how they can help protect themselves and their children against flu this coming winter. It includes information for children, eligible adults and pregnant women, and explains why it’s very important that people at increased risk
Data on the ovalbumin content of the influenza vaccines for the 2018 to 2019 flu season.
Varicella immunisation information for public health professionals, including updates. Varicella zoster Immunoglobulin (VZIG) is a scarce blood product that is offered to individuals at high risk of severe chickenpox following an exposure. This includes immunosuppressed individuals, young babies in their first
User guide for data collection as part of the Childhood Flu Vaccination Programme, in primary school age children from 2018 to 2019. This user guide is aimed at: local public health providers NHS England teams data providers
Cumulative vaccine coverage data for England for the herpes zoster immunisation programme that started in September 2013.