Tag Archives: Immunisation

Evaluation of vaccine uptake during the 2013 MMR catch-up campaign in England

By Public Health England (2014)

This report finds that in the first 3 months of 2013 there was an increase in number of cases of measles in England compared to previous years, which was most marked among 10 to 16 year-olds. A national catch-up campaign was launched in April 2013 with the objective of ensuring that 95% of children aged 10 to 16 years received at least one dose of MMR vaccine by 30 September 2013.

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Immunisation information for health professionals and immunisation practitioners

By Public Health England

Public Health England’s website to all things related to immunisation.

It includes all new and archived leaflets and posters.

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Immune response: adult immunisation in the UK: improving access to vaccination for older people

By International Longevity Centre (November 2013)

This report sets out an argument for adult immunisation in the UK as a preventative public health intervention within broader healthy ageing strategies as a cost-effective measure. It highlights a number of policy recommendations that include: JSNAs taking a life-course approach to immunisation; health and wellbeing boards ensuring that that life-course vaccination is adequately considered as part of health planning and commissioning; and that commissioning arrangements for immunisation should support the uptake of adult vaccination.

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