Seasonal influenza vaccine uptake in children of primary school age: Winter season 2017 to 2018: Final data for 1 September 2017 to 31 January 2018 – Public Health England

This report focuses on results from the final end of season data submitted to PHE for children of school years reception to Year 4 between May and June 2018.  The school-level data returns presented in this report include additional analysis on consents, refusals,

Flu immunisation for early years settings including child minders – Public Health England

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.

The complete routine immunisation schedule from autumn 2018 – Public Health England

This immunisation schedule includes the Infanrix hexa© vaccine for the infant programme suitable for infants born on or after the 1 August 2017.

Routine childhood immunisations from autumn 2018 (born on or after 1 August 2017) – Public Health England

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.

A systematic review of the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of interventions aimed at raising awareness and engaging with groups who are at an increased risk of hepatitis B and C infection – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

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

Extension of NHS seasonal influenza vaccination to social care workers and staff in the voluntary managed hospice sector: letter from Professor Stephen Powis – NHS England

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

Guidance for Uploading HPV Vaccination Information on to NHAIS using Open Exeter and Viewing HPV Vaccination Coverage Data – Public Health England

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

Adolescent Vaccine Coverage Collection (HPV and MenACWY & Td/IPV) 2017/18 Local Authority Annual Survey: Reference guide for NHS England local teams submitting annual vaccine coverage data on ImmForm – Public Health England

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

Hepatitis B vaccine for at risk infants – Public Health England

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

Flu vaccination: increasing uptake: NICE guideline [NG103] – NICE

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

Flu season: Making the most of online appointments – NHS England

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.

Increasing influenza immunisation uptake among children Flu mmunisation: Best Practice Guidance for General Practice – Public Health England

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

Which flu vaccine should children have? – Public Health England

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

Influenza: the green book, chapter 19 – Public Health England

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

The national influenza immunisation programme 2018/19: Inactivated influenza vaccine information for health care practitioners – Public Health England

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

The flu vaccination winter 2018 to 2019: who should have it and why – Public Health England

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

Varicella: Notifiable in Scotland and Northern Ireland (Green Book Chapter 34) – Public Health England

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