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Whooping cough: identification, assessment and management

13 November 2013

Nursing Standard


Although there is a high uptake of vaccinations providing protection against Bordetella pertussis, the main cause of whooping cough, there has been an...

Management of pertussis among pregnant women

01 September 2013

Primary Health Care

Art & Science

The UK has experienced its worst outbreak of pertussis (whooping cough) in 20 years, with 13 deaths reported in young infants from January...

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. Significant...