New vaccination programme announced for general practice

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22 / 6 / 2015 10.36am

Two new vaccination programmes will soon be delivered by general practice, to provide critically important vaccination to babies and young people. The programmes are:

  • meningococcal B (MenB) infants
  • meningococcal ACWY (MenACWY) 18 years on 31 August.

The MenB programme means that England becomes the first country in the world to begin a national and publicly funded MenB immunisation programme. 

NHS Employers is pleased to have reached agreement on behalf of NHS England and Public Health England with the BMA’s General Practitioners Committee.

Find out more information, visit our vaccination and immunisation programme web pages and download a summary of the new and amended programmes.

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