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14.4 Vaccination

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Primary Care:

  • For routine immunisation programme queries please email the Screening and Immunisation Team
  • For Health Protection or other queries please contact Public Health to speak to the Health Protection Team on 03003038162
  • For any Travel Vaccine queries contact: National Travel Health Network and Centre - or health professionals can call 0845 602 6712 - Mon-Fri
    09:30-11:45 & 13:00-15:45 (closed Wed pm)
  • Public health England on 03003038162

Secondary Care:

  • NBT - Medicines Information: 0117 4142282
  • UHBW - Medicines Information: 0117 3420000


BCG vaccine (TLS Green)

Cholera (TLS Green)

Adsorbed Diphtheria (low dose), Tetanus and Inactivated Poliomyelitis vaccine (TLS Green)

Haemophilus influenzae type B and Neisseria meningitides group C vaccine (Menitorix®) (TLS Green)

Hepatitis A vaccine (TLS Green)

Hepatitis A and Typhoid combined (TLS Green)

Hepatitis B vaccine (TLS Green)

Hepatitis B vaccine (HBvaxPRO® 40microgram, Energix B®) (TLS red)

  • HIV and Renal patients only
  • Renal patients – for administration within specialist centre only as per NHSE commissioning statement
  • First line at NBT is HBvaxPRO®. Engerix B® is a suitable alternative but please note there are different dosing schedules - see SCP above

Hepatitis A / Hepatitis B vaccine (Twinrix®) (TLS Green)

Human papillomavirus vaccine (TLS Green)

Influenza vaccine (TLS Green)

  • For information on the Annual Flu programme click here

Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine (MMR II®) (TLS Green)

Meningococcal Group C conjugate vaccine (TLS Green)

Meningococcal Group B vaccine (Bexsero®) (TLS Red)

  • For those patients with atypical haemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) treated with eculizumab, in accordance with NHS England recommendation

Meningococcal Group B vaccine (Bexsero®) (TLS blue)

Meningococcal Groups A, C, W135 and Y Conjugate vaccine (Menveo® or Nimenrix®) (TLS blue)

  • ONLY for patients with active asplenia, splenic dysfunction or complement disorders in accordance with Public Health England guidance
  • See Splenectomy leaflet and Card

Pneumococcal vaccine (Pneumovax II®) (TLS Green)

Pneumococcal vaccine (Prevenar®) (TLS Green)

  • HIV positive patients

Rabies vaccine (Rabipur®) (TLS Green)

Typhoid vaccine (TLS Green)

Varicella-Zoster vaccine (Varilrix®) (TLS Red)

Varicella-Zoster vaccine (Zostavax® or Shingrix®) (TLS Green)

COVID vaccine (TLS Green)


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