Two letters have been cascaded to immunisation services, which set out changes to two vaccination programmes
Has COVID affected childhood immunisations in London slides
During this unprecedented time, and in the spirit of making every contact count, we would be grateful if you could check the vaccination status of school aged children during routine GP appointments.
Practices should ensure that any registered healthcare professional who is due to administer vaccinations under this PGD should be made aware of this updated version.
Please find attached our updated Protocol for the delivery of neonatal BCG in London.
NHSE Webinar: COVID-19 impact on childhood immunisations
Supplies are very limited and are expected to be out of stock from end of April until mid-May 2021
Please find attached the “update on vaccination and immunisation changes for 21-22” and also the “update of qualify outcomes framework changes for 21-22” for your information so that you are fully aware of the changes.
Please find attached an updated Shingles Toolkit together with covering letter. The Shingles immunisation programme is now an essential service.
The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has published updated advice on the priority groups to receive COVID-19 vaccine.
Text for practices: Please note that people in the 50-64-year old age group will not be vaccinated until November and December, providing there is sufficient vaccine
NHSE Imms have developed a short video “TB, BCG and your baby - video for parents and carers” that outlines the changes to neonatal BCG and who is now eligible.