Hps website green book chapter on influenza updated. Vaccination with a live vaccine should be deferred if. The choice of vaccine is dependent on the childs age and contraindications. Vaccine safety and adverse events following immunisation. The influenza vaccines recommended for immunisation in children are the standard egggrown quadrivalent influenza vaccine inactivated, and the live attenuated influenza vaccine. Quadrivalent vaccines with an additional b virus have been developed and the first authorised quadrivalent influenza vaccine became available for use in the uk. Immunisation against infectious disease paediatric care. Supply and administration of live attenuated influenza vaccine nasal spray suspension. Autoimmune disorders after immunisation with influenza a. Haemophilus influenzae type b hib is a bacterial infection that can cause a number of serious illnesses, particularly in young children. Chapter 11 of the green book, which addresses immunisation in the uk for public health professionals, has been fully updated. Contraindications and special considerations as a precaution, if an individual has a history of severe i. Influenza immunisation program department of health. Immunisation of individuals with underlying medical conditions chapter.
As a health provider, you are a trusted source of information for your patients. My health, learning and development book green book. In the united kingdom immunisation for influenza for certain groups. Influenza a and influenza b are responsible for most clinical illness. The recent updates include changes to the asthma and egg allergy sections and added information on newly licensed influenza vaccines. None of the influenza vaccines for the 201617 season contain thiomersal as an added preservative. Influenza vaccine treatment summary bnf content published by. The government resource immunisation against infectious disease the green book.
These recommendations are based on the public health england phe chapters on influenza and contraindications and special considerations in immunisation against infectious disease the green book, the phe guidance the national childhood flu immunisation programme 201920. Healthy children are offered immunisation through a nasal spray, rather than an injection. The green book has the latest information on vaccines and vaccination procedures. It contains information about early childhood development and services and can be kept as a record of your childs health, growth, development, immunisations and. The my health, learning and development green book is given to the parents of every newborn child in victoria. Influenzae meningitis notifiable except in scotland. Mild immediate allergic reactions can occur in up to 16% of children following administration of tiv. More detailed information on the characteristics of the available vaccines, including age indications can be found in the influenza chapter of the green book immunisation against infectious disease and the.
Multiple choice questions on immunisation against infectious disease. Zoster vaccine is not routinely recommended for adults aged 5059 years. The flu chapter of the green book has been updated to reflect the latest guidance from the joint committee on vaccination and immunisation in readiness. The national flu immunisation programme 201920 nhs england. Therefore, in 201920 the following are eligible for flu vaccination. The most frequently seen symptoms are fever and soreness at the site of the injection. Phe uk immunisation schedule green book chapter 11 phedh. While this may be true under normal circumstances, it may not be so during an influenza pandemic which could strike with little warning and at any time of the year. Immunising your child will protect them but also cut the risk of them passing on the infection to other vulnerable members of the family in the 201819 flu season, flu vaccine should also be offered to all children who are 29 years old but not 10 years or older on. This treatment summary topic describes influenza vaccine.
Prior to the 20092010 influenza ah1n1 pandemic, health authorities and vaccine manufacturers in europe had proactively prepared and developed mockup vaccines mimicking a future pandemic vaccine in terms of composition construct, manufacturing and control, but with a different viral strain. Zoster herpes zoster the australian immunisation handbook. The influenza vaccination provider toolkit has been developed to assist providers with managing rollout and implementation of their flu vaccination program in 2020. Hib infections used to be a serious health problem in the uk, but the routine immunisation against hib, given to babies since 1992, means these infections are now rare of the small number of cases that do occur nowadays, most affect adults with longterm.
Seasonal influenza vaccination 2020 immunisation programs. Information about the 2020 influenza vaccine presentations is available on the influenza vaccine information sheet. Healthcare practitioners should refer to the green book influenza. Please read the information below about the 2020 wa influenza immunisation program and protect your patients by opportunistically offering influenza immunisation to all who are eligible for the free vaccine through the national immunisation program. Multiple choice questions on immunisation against infectious disease 12 chapter 6 contraindications and special considerations 1. Editor, in an otherwise excellent article influenza immunisation aust prescr 2002. Posters and other resources are available on the influenza resources page. Immunisation by nurses and other health professionals. Influenza april 2019 19 influenza the disease influenza is an acute viral infection of the respiratory tract.
While most viruses are antigenically stable, the influenza viruses a and b especially a are constantly altering their antigenic structure as indicated by changes in the haemagglutinins. Immunisation against infectious disease the green book. The influenza immunisation recommendations reflect advice from the national flu immunisation programme plan 20192020 produced by public health england, department of health and social care, and nhs england. The hibmenc conjugate vaccine is made from capsular polysaccharides of. Vaccination chapter 8 infectious diseases, microbiology and. The incidence of herpes zoster in people aged 5059 years is higher than people aged flu chapter of the green book has been updated to reflect the latest guidance from the joint committee on vaccination and immunisation in readiness for the 2015 to 2016 influenza season. Immunisation schedule treatment summary bnfc content. The ideal time for immunisation is between september and early november. Chapter 16 haemophilus influenza type b hib 28 chapter 17 hepatitis a 30. Following the identification of the pandemic ah1n1v virus, the first pandemic.1384 156 910 939 369 1182 748 813 666 106 1184 1213 1443 416 1219 1199 1640 789 171 242 1332 1208 389 1144 826 710 1482 163