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Gut reaction

29 November 2005

Nursing Standard

Clinical digest

One in five people in the UK suffers an infectious intestinal disease (IID) each year. The most common sources are food, and person-to-person and animal-to-human...

An end to rotavirus misery

18 July 2006

Nursing Standard


Rotavirus gastroenteritis in children creates a heavy burden for parents and healthcare services. A new oral vaccine can prevent hospital admissions and reduce the...

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....

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,...