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**IMPORTANT INFORMATION** MMR vaccination programme

Please see below important information from the Screening & Immunisation Team, Public Health England (South East): Dear Colleagues, I am writing to make you aware of a recent change in the Green Book in relation to the MMR vaccination programme. The current advice is: if a child is given a...

Can the practice charge patients who are not at risk for a flu vaccination?

No. The practice cannot charge any patient registered with the practice. You can refer the patient to another practice who can provide a private service. You can use your judgement and decide if it is in the patients interests to be vaccinated, and if it is you can provide the service in the...

DHSC Guidance for general practice on accessing DHSC centrally supplied flu vaccines

Please find attached DHSC Guidance for general practice on accessing DHSC centrally supplied flu vaccines.

Green Book

The Green Book has the latest information on vaccines and vaccination procedures, for vaccine preventable infectious diseases in the UK. Contents Revisions The Green Book Part 1: principles, practices and procedures Part 2: the diseases, vaccinations and vaccines Health professionals and...

Hepatitis B (Hep B) Advice, Guidance and Flowchart

The clinical benefits of hepatitis B immunisation are clear, but there is less clarity in the understanding of the regulations covering hepatitis B immunisation. This is manifested by some practices being pressurised by their Primary Care Organisations (PCOs) into giving hepatitis B...

Migrant Health Guide

This resource was was developed by the Travel and Migrant health team in London for primary care colleagues, with 'advice and guidance on the health needs of migrant patients for healthcare practitioners'. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/nhs-entitlements-migrant-health-guide

Patient Group Directions (PGDs)

Patient Group Directions (PGDs) provide a legal framework that allows some registered health professionals to supply and/or administer specified medicines to a pre-defined group of patients, without them having to see a prescriber (such as a doctor or nurse prescriber). Supplying and/or...

Vaccinations & Immunisations

Vaccinations Fees and Arrangements - BMA Guidance - guidance for GP practices, including new charges and changes to programmes and the vaccine schedule Travel Vaccinations - BMA guidance on regulations for travel immunisations - some must always be given with no fee, some cannot, and some can...