Scottish Vaccine Update - Issue 66

Publication Date: 22 December 2017

The Scottish Vaccine Update issued by Health Protection Scotland provides current information and practical advice about immunisation policy, practice and vaccine supply in Scotland for front line health professionals.

This issue reports on:

  • Supply problems with pneumococcal polysaccharide 23-valent
    vaccine (PPV23)
  • Update on switch to hexavalent (DTaP/IPV/Hib/HepB) vaccine for
    infants
  • Change to Rotarix┬« presentation
  • Check the expiry date of Fluenz Tetra┬« vaccine
  • Green Book chapter updates
  • Vaccination of individuals with uncertain or incomplete vaccination status
  • Availability of hepatitis B containing vaccine

Resource information

Publisher:
Health Protection Scotland
Publication type:
Newsletter