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In this section you can catch up on all the latest news from SAPHNA and around the profession.

Childhood Flu Programme: Information For Healthcare Practitioners

Cherylynn Wray - Sunday, August 05, 2018 -

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PHE Vaccine Update - Weblinks to the Latest School Publications

Cherylynn Wray - Wednesday, August 01, 2018 -
































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Protecting Children During Outbreaks - Immunisation In Schools

Cherylynn Wray - Monday, July 23, 2018 -

Guidance on outbreaks in schools including why immunisations are offered to protect children and consent advice

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Revised National Minimum Standards and Core Curriculum for Immunisation Training

Cherylynn Wray - Monday, February 12, 2018 -   Read More

HPV Wise website

Cherylynn Wray - Saturday, September 09, 2017 -

Here is the link to the website that is now up and running for this year’s HPV immunisation programme:

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Parental Attitudes To Vaccination In Young Children Survey

Cherylynn Wray - Sunday, February 19, 2017 -

Public Health England (PHE) has commissioned BMG Research to undertake a Survey of Parental Attitudes to Childhood Immunisation. The survey explores the attitudes of parents to childhood immunisation to inform the planning of the childhood immunisation programme. The third annual survey to be undertaken by BMG Research will start on 31 January 2017 until early April in randomly selected locations across the country. A letter has been sent to the NHS and local authorities to make them aware that this will be taking place. 

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HPV Vaccination & Cervical Cancer: Addressing The Myths

Cherylynn Wray - Tuesday, January 17, 2017 -

Factsheet for health professionals on the common myths about Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and cervical cancer




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More Than 4 Million Children To Be Offered Flu Vaccination

Cherylynn Wray - Saturday, October 22, 2016 -   Read More

Immunisation Good Practice Guide

Sharon White - Thursday, September 08, 2016 -

‘Immunisation Good Practice Policy Guide’ to supplement and support the immunisation Component of the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) 4th Edition. More here


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PHE Publishes Advice on Meningitis and Septicaemia Vaccinations

Sharon White - Saturday, August 27, 2016 -

Young people going to college or university this autumn are strongly encouraged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia (blood poisoning), due to the MenW bug, one of the most aggressive and deadly strains of meningitis.  Read More

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