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Hepatitis B vaccine shortages

You’ll already be aware of issues of many travel vaccines being in short supply right now.  This is not only a problem in the UK but a global issue too.  We’ve had a number of guidance documents published by Public Health England to help us with the situation not only for hepatitis B but hepatitis A as well.  But this is the latest for hepatitis B because the situation is currently critical and its thought…

Travel health, the NHS and the future!

Back in March this year the newspapers reported that NHS England was proposing a consultation banning the use of a number of medicines given in general practice which were deemed to be of low priority and within this list was the suggestion about travel vaccines.  Well a consultation is now out reviewing the issue but overall it wasn’t as dramatic as anticipated.  In brief it has been proposed that hepatitis B and meninigitish ACWY vaccine…

Hello and welcome to this blog!

I’ve actually been blogging since 2012 and you can view previous entries at http://janechiodini.blogspot.co.uk/  I post on a blog from time to time when I have more to write that the short entry I may put on my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/TravelHealthTraining or twitter at https://twitter.com/janechiodini The beauty of a blog as well is that not only can I include more information but also link you to other resources relevant to the posting so keep…

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