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Key questions on vaccination

Module summary
Dr Jayne Donegan on key issues in this area, including who should and shouldn't receive live of vaccinations, travel vaccinations in pregnancy and changes we can expect to the national immunisation programme.
Learning objectives

To update you on vaccination schedules and indications, including:

  • Who needs the meningococcal vaccine
  • Which patients should not receive live vaccinations 
  • Issues to consider in travel vaccinations for pregnant women
  • What changes to the national immunisation schedule we can expect in the coming years 
Author

Dr Jayne Donegan is a GP in north London with an interest in vaccination.

Date module published
14/06/2017
Module due for review
14/06/2019
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
informative, relevant to practice.
Amisha Patel
17.09.2017.
Excellent
Lesley Bailey
19.08.2017.
very informative
Charlene Kennedy
20.08.2017.
Good reminder of the ever changing vaccination schedules for young and old alike
Marie Williams
16.07.2017.
Very good
Shirley Jobbins
09.07.2017.