Immunisation Schedule

Immunisation Schedule

The timetable for immunisations against various pathogens, as jointly recommended by the NHS and the UK Department of Health.

Immunisation schedule (Green Book, UK)
• BCG vaccination
• Bordetella pertussis (whooping cough) vaccination
• Diphtheria vaccination
• Hepatitis B vaccination and prevention
• HIB vaccination—Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccination
• Human Papillomavirus (HPV) immunisation
• Influenza vaccination including target groups
• Measles Mumps and Rubella (MMR) immunisation
• Meningococcal vaccines—meningococcal C vaccination
• Pneumococcal vaccine including target groups
• Polio vaccination
• Tetanus vaccination
References in periodicals archive ?
'Most of them refused to be vaccinated and those who accepted the vaccine did not follow the immunisation schedule,' he told reporters after the launch of the International Young Muslimah Forum (AL-YOUM) here today.
The Pakistan immunisation supply chain (PISC) manages about $151million worth of vaccines every year, and this amount is increasing as more vaccines are introduced into the immunisation schedule coupled with the increasing population.
Bedeau further added, If your child is not immunised or up to date with their immunisation schedule, or if you are not sure what their immunisation status is, visit or telephone your nearest health centre and speak with a health professional.
Reports show 500,000 children have not been completing their immunisation schedule, especially for measles and polio.
Children and pregnant women are the most susceptible group to the illness.Currently, the flu vaccine is not part of the National Immunisation schedule as recommended.
Over the 22 years since my son miraculously survived meningitis and septicaemia, we've seen three vaccines introduced into the UK's childhood immunisation schedule. But, sadly, there are other strains.
officials announced the move as part of changes to the UK''s immunisation schedule.
"It is vital that the vaccine is introduced in the UK immunisation schedule as soon as possible.
Meningitis UK wants the vaccine to be introduced into the Government's routine immunisation schedule as soon as possible, so it will be automatically given to children.
This year's vaccination week theme is 'Reaching Every Community', and so we expect all parents and adults to be encouraged to participate and complete their immunisation schedule. This will also be a tool to encourage children to comply with their vaccination cards.
Passing recommendations based on 43 regional studies over the past 10 years, health authorities are calling for inclusion of the Rotavirus vaccine in the national immunisation schedule. Currently, the vaccination is optional and available in the private sector.
Disease rates in the under-twos have halved since a pneumococcal vaccine was first added to New Zealand's Immunisation Schedule in 2008.