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The importance of MMR vaccination

07 July 1999

Nursing Standard

Letter

Vaccination has hit the headlines over the past few weeks. Unfortunately most of the publicity was a misinterpretation of these findings and described them as...

Measles: the disease and its prevention

26 February 2003

Nursing Standard

CPD

The MMR vaccine is currently the subject of controversy. Helen Bedford describes the measles disease and its complications, and advises nurses on what to tell...

Childhood Immunisation

01 February 1996

Paediatric Nursing

Continuing education

Aim The aim of this paper is to review the current status of the childhood immunisation programme in England and Wales. Issues about each of the vaccines and the...

Improvements to the childhood immunisation programme

01 December 2006

Primary Health Care

Continuing professional development

This article sets out important changes in the childhood vaccination schedule following the inclusion of vaccination against pneumococcal disease, the introduction...

Childhood immunisation

01 January 1996

Primary Health Care

RCN continuing education

Aim and intended learning outcomes The aim of this paper is to review the current status of the childhood immunisation programme in England and Wales. Issues about...

Immunisation: Changes in the UK for Children and Young People

01 November 2013

Nursing Children and Young People

Art & Science

Vaccination programmes are implemented either in response to a specific situation, or as new vaccines become available or evidence about them accumulates....

Childhood immunisation

02 April 1997

Nursing Standard

RCN continuing education

Aims and intended learning outcomes The aim of this article is to review the current status of the childhood immunisation programme in England and Wales. Issues...

The new childhood immunisation schedule

20 October 2004

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

THE INTRODUCTION of the new childhood vaccine in September 2004 is a welcome development in the immunisation programme. Instead of having an injection which gives...

Talking with parents about immunisation

01 May 2013

Primary Health Care

Art & Science

This article is aimed at all those involved with immunisation. It is important that everyone who provides parents and carers with information about immunisation...

Changes to this year’s immunisation schedule

01 July 2013

Primary Health Care

Art & Science

The Department of Health has made significant changes to the universal immunisation schedule: two doses of rotavirus vaccine are to be offered for all infants,...