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PHPU Newsletters

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  • 27 Nov 2015

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 14 Issue 07 - Nov 15
    Increase in whooping cough cases ... School-based ACWY programme starts 2016 ... Shingles vaccination programme - update ... Seasonal flu immunisation programme ... Children who miss flu vaccination at school ... Ordering vaccines from PDC ... Men B and provision of paracetamol ... Men B – public info about prophylactic paracetamol ... Childhood flu vaccine supplies ... Norovirus and the Stay at Home campaign ... Change to seasonal flu vaccine procurement in 2016/17
  • 9 Sep 2016

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 15 Issue - Special Immunisation Edition
    Herpes Zoster vaccination programme ... Men C Vaccine return ... Pneumococcal vaccine ... New arrangements for flu vaccine supplies ... Paediatric Hep B vaccine supply
  • 25 Feb 2016

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 15 Issue 01 - Feb 16
    Flu and antiviral prescribing – latest CMO advice ... Zostavax now to be offered to 76 and 77 year-olds ... Making BCG appointments by email ... Seasonal flu vaccination – targeting risk groups ... Men ACWY programme ... Immunisation Best Practice Guidance – updated ... HPV – no association with CRPS or POTS ... Updated PGDs in 2016 ... Zika virus – Guidance for primary care staff
  • 25 Apr 2016

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 15 Issue 02 - Apr 16
    Rubella Screening In pregnancy to stop ... Pertussis vaccination update ... Expiry date for Zostavax ... Checking the vaccine syringe plunger ... Re-engaging Hep C patients in care ... National Infection Prevention and Control Manual website ... Men B eligibility ... Men W cases – HPS alert ... Fall in number of vaccine storage incidents
  • 29 Jun 2016

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 15 Issue 03- Jun 16
    Rubella screening in pregnancy ends ... Flu Vaccine Distribution in 2016/17 ... Flu vaccine uptake by HSCP 2015/16 ... Returning expired flu vaccine ... New PGD – Rotavirus ... Immunisation seminars 2016 ... Shingles vaccine – uptake data ... Fridge management over Summer ... Food Standards Scotland – BBQs
  • 9 May 2013

    PHPU Newsletter - BBV Special Edition - May 13
    Special Edition Newsletter BBV
  • 19 Sep 2011

  • 23 Sep 2013

    PHPU Newsletter - Flu/Shingles Special Edition - Sep 13
    Special Edition Newsletter Flu and Shingles
  • 8 Jun 2011

  • 10 Sep 2010

    PHPU Newsletter - Seasonal Flu Special Edition - Sep 10
    Seasonal Flu Special Edition Newsletter ... Q&As and Vaccine Flow-Chart
  • 1 Feb 2011

  • 1 Oct 2001

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 1 Issue 01 - October 2001
    FIRST ISSUE! - Introducing the GGHB PHPU ... 'Flu Campaign 2001 ... Hep B outbreak amongst IDUs ... PCT'S Risk Management Dept ... Yellow Fever vaccine
  • 1 Nov 2001

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 1 Issue 02 - November 2001
    Cluster of suspected meningococcal disease in nursery ... Immunisation update ... Immunisation regime for asplenic patients ... E. coli outbreak ... Suspicious mail protocol
  • 1 Dec 2001

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 1 Issue 03 - Dec 01/Jan 2002
    Cryptosporidiosis OCT report ... Decontamination of surgical instruments ... Hogmanay event 2001 ... Hep B vaccine; school mop-up ... Syphilis on the increase ... Flu vaccine update ... MMR update ... Safe food-preparation
  • 1 Feb 2002

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 1 Issue 04 - February 2002
    Decontamination of medical devices ... Notifiable and reportable diseases ... BCG and primary immunisation ... Men C vaccine 20-24yr olds ... Men disease and HCWs ... Hand-hygiene ... MMR : drop in uptake ... DTPw
  • 1 Apr 2002

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 1 Issue 05 - April 2002
    Wound botulism in IDU ... MMR-discussion seminars ... PGD road-shows ... Cryptosporidiosis season ... Yellow fever vaccine ... Food-poisoning leaflets
  • 1 May 2002

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 1 Issue 06 - May 2002
    Parvovirus B19 infection ... Infection-control environmental audit ... Pertussis vaccine; whole cell or acellular ... DoH guidance in absence of single-antigen pertussis vaccine
  • 1 Jun 2002

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 1 Issue 07 - June 2002
    Chickenpox in pregnancy ... Replacement of single -antigen tetanus vaccine ... Mercury poisoning from a fish-rich diet ... Food safety ... MMR-info leaflets ... Hand-hygiene website
  • 1 Jul 2002

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 1 Issue 08 - July 2002
    MRSA in the community ... UK Food Standards Agency Food Hygiene ... Influenza vaccination campaign ... MMR update ... Yellow fever vaccine update
  • 1 Aug 2002

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 1 Issue 09 - August 2002
    Summer eating ... GGNHSB report on convicted dentist ... Tetanus immunisation easy-to-follow table ... On-line travel advice
  • 1 Sep 2002

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 1 Issue 10 - September 2002
    Withdrawal of BCG vaccines ... PGDs childhood vaccinations ... PCT's inf con.audit tool ... Antenatal HIV screening ... The 'boil water' notice ... New patient-info leaflets ... Legionnaires' disease
  • 1 Oct 2002

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 1 Issue 11 - October 2002
    'Flu campaign 02/03 ... Anaphylaxis treatment ... BCG vaccine supply update ... Latest primary immunisation figures ... Tetanus immunisation - the definitive guide
  • 1 Nov 2002

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 1 Issue 12 - November 2002
    Pneumococcal vaccine ... Alcohol hand-rub ... Hep B information leaflets ... Meningococcal season ... Decontamination of equipment in GP/dental practices ... Web-site additions
  • 1 Dec 2002

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 1 Issue 13 - December 2002
    Haemophilus influenzae ... Flu-vaccine uptake ... MenC for 20-24yr-olds ... Pertussis update ... Late presentations of HIV ... MMR - further studies ... 'Green Book' on-line
  • 1 Jan 2003

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 2 Issue 01 - January 2003
    Salmonella in Spanish eggs ... Rabies vaccine ... AIDS (Control) Act Report ... Review of chlamydia testing ... TB in the Lord Darnley ... Low-dose diphtheria ... PHPU letters and alerts now on the web
  • 1 Feb 2003

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 2 Issue 02 - February 2003
    Thiomersal in vaccines ... HIV cases doubled in 02 ... HIV, STIs and insurers ... Pneumococcal vaccine ≥65s ... Lab-diagnosis of measles ... Low-dose diphtheria ... Hep A& B vaccine
  • 1 Mar 2003

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 2 Issue 03 - March 2003
    Hib catch-up campaign ... MMR and immunity overload ... Crypto Report 2003 ... Pertussis vaccines ... Confirmed ‘bird flu’ ... Measles cases in Glasgow ... PCT inf. control audit tool ... Apologies
  • 1 Apr 2003

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 2 Issue 04 - April 2003
    SARS ... MMR-uptake figures ... Nursery-school exclusion ... ‘Crypto’ season ... Revised immunisation guidelines
  • 1 Jun 2003

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 2 Issue 05 - June 2003
    Live oral polio vaccine ... Immunisation-guideline ... Hib catch-up campaign ... Hand-hygiene awareness ... Pneumococcal campaign ... Antenatal HIV testing ... SARS resurgence ... SARS masks ... MMR and porcine material
  • 1 Jul 2003

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 2 Issue 06 - July 2003
    MMR - debate goes on ... MMR and porcine material ... MMR II - error in leaflet ... Food poisoning incidents ... SARS – the latest ... Standard Precautions
  • 1 Aug 2003

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 2 Issue 07 - August 2003
    Summer eating ... Hib vaccine- don’t mix ... Vaccine refrigerators ... ‘MMR and Autism’ ... Decontamination of surgical instruments ... Recent studies on prevalence and brain overgrowth in autism.
  • 1 Sep 2003

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 2 Issue 08 - September 2003
    Measles outbreaks – estimating the risk ... BCG immunisation at PRM ... TB case in local nursery ... Cryptosporidiosis in Spain ... Vaccination of individuals with uncertain/incomplete vaccination status (algorithm)
  • 1 Sep 2003

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 2 Issue 08 Appendix
    Vaccination of Individuals With Uncertain / Incomplete Immunisation Status
  • 1 Oct 2003

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 2 Issue 09 - October 2003
    Crypto outbreak linked to swimming pool ... MMR litigation - funding refused ... Antenatal HIV screening ... Vaccine batch numbers ... Pneumococcal vaccines ... Flu letters cause upset • Diphtheria vaccine shortage • MMR II for women & HCWs
  • 1 Nov 2003

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 2 Issue 10 - November 2003
    Rise in Glasgow HIV cases • Pneumovax II supply • Extra BCG clinics • Latex-free flu vaccine • Meningococcal season • Antenatal lab forms • Hib and pre-school booster
  • 1 Dec 2003

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 2 Issue 11 - Dec 03/Jan 2004
    Flu update ... Turkey talk ... Refrigeration of vaccines ... New leaflets on Hep C & HIV ... Decontamination of devices ... What caused SARS? ... Tetanus in IDUs
  • 1 Feb 2004

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 3 Issue 02 - February 2004
    Local mumps outbreak ... ‘The Purple Book’’ • AIDS annual report ... Re-emergence of SARS ... Change of MMR calling date ... S. pneum antibody profile .. Avian flu in SE Asia ... Varicella vacc for HCWs
  • 1 Mar 2004

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 3 Issue 03 - March 2004
    Vaginal specula incident ... New BCG clinics ... Immunisation seminars ... Hib booster uptake ... Mumps rising in Glasgow ... MMR – the latest ... Avian flu in humans
  • 1 Apr 2004

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 3 Issue 04 - April 2004
    Blood donation and vCJD ... The Purple Book ... Wrong number for BCG clinic ... E.coli – new guidance ... Vaccine uptake 2003 ... Chlamydia testing in Glasgow ... MMR dose regime for adults ... Pneumococcal vaccine regime
  • 1 May 2004

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 3 Issue 05 - May 2004
    Clostridium infection in IDUs ... New cases of SARS ... BCG appointments ... New GMS contract and fees ... Mumps – cases going down ... Scotland – smoke-free? ... Crypto - reminder
  • 1 Jun 2004

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 3 Issue 06 - June 2004
    VZIG in pregnancy ... PCT’s inf-control audit ... Immunisation-safety review ... BCG clinics for under-5s ... Clostridium novyi in IDU ... Hand, foot and mouth disease
  • 1 Jul 2004

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 3 Issue 07 - July 2004
    MMR – new book for parents ... Inactivated polio vaccine ... Oral cholera vaccine ... Meningococcal disease ... Immunisation seminars ... Flu-vaccine uptake
  • 1 Aug 2004

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 3 Issue 08 - August 2004
    Glasgow HIV cases still rising ... MenC vaccine and babies ... MMR for 13-25-yr-olds ... Protecting safety of blood (vCJD) ... BCG appointments
  • 1 Sep 2004

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 3 Issue 09 - September 2004
    5-in-1 vaccine ... HIV info leaflets ... IVP for travel ... Pneumococcal policy ... Influenza policy ... Avian flu
  • 1 Oct 2004

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 3 Issue 10 - October 2004
    Wound botulism in IDUs ... Chiron ‘flu vaccine ... Mumps on increase ... Hep C figures ... Meningococcal disease ... Babies at risk of hepB
  • 1 Nov 2004

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 3 Issue 11 - November 2004
    Wound botulism in IDUs ... Flu vaccine ... Nurse prescribers and PGDs ... Mumps/MMR leaflets ... Meningococcal leaflets ... Syphilis increasing in Glasgow
  • 1 Dec 2004

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 3 Issue 12 - Dec 2004 / Jan 2005
    ‘Green Book’ update ... MMR vaccine requests ... Flu update for Scotland ... Tetanus in over-40s ... Chlamydia testing ... Legionella infection
  • 1 Feb 2005

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 4 Issue 02 - February 2005
    Childhood immunisation ... New pre-school booster vaccine ... BCG clinics ... Food and water-borne disease ... Avian ‘flu cases increasing ... AIDS (Control) Act ... Flu-vaccine uptake ... Local decontamination
  • 1 Mar 2005

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 4 Issue 03 - March 2005
    MMR & autism – no link ... Infanrix-IPV ... HIV in primary care ... School BCG programme ... Drug-resistant HIV in NYC ... Hep B regimes & risk groups
  • 1 Apr 2005

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 4 Issue 04 - April 2005
    Lymphogranuloma venereum ... Tetanus infection in IDUs ... New MRSA leaflets ... Revaxis® for travellers ... Primary immunisation rates 2004 ... Children and mobile phones ... Pandemic influenza plan
  • 1 May 2005

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 4 Issue 05 - May 2005
    Combined HepA/B vaccine ... Crypto outbreak linked to farm ... Spring-clean for fridges ... Infection control seminar ... Summer eating ... Flu vaccination for <65s ... Varicella vaccine and HCWs ... MMR and Crohn’s Disease
  • 1 Jun 2005

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 4 Issue 06 - June 2005
    LGV – UK update ... MMR supplies ... Benefits of childhood vaccination ... Flu-vaccine uptake in GGNHSB ... African Caribbean health event ... New cases of HIV in GGNHSB ... Avian flu ... Childhood-vaccine uptake ... Antenatal HIV-testing
  • 1 Jul 2005

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 4 Issue 07 - July 2005
    Scabies in care homes ... Infanrix/IPV ... Td vaccine for travel ... Guidelines - asplenic patients ... End of school BCGs ... Appointments for BCGs ... Infection-control policy
  • 1 Aug 2005

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 4 Issue 08 - August 2005
    Otitis media and meningitis ... HepC advisory/testing service ... Needle length and Vaccines ... SCI Gateway update ... Revaxis - update ... Vaccine batch-numbers
  • 1 Sep 2005

  • 1 Oct 2005

  • 1 Nov 2005

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 4 Issue 11 - November 2005
    Flu Immunisation 05-06 ... Pneumococcal immunisation ... Yellow fever vaccine ... Needlestick injuries ... Changes to vaccine packaging ... Legionnaires’ disease ... UK Clinical Virology Network ... Immunisation seminars
  • 12 Dec 2005

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 4 Issue 12 - December 2005 / January 2006
    Imported measles ... Primary immunisation rates ... Flu vaccine supply – update ... Paediatric flu vaccine ... Avian flu update ... Meningococcal disease ... Local salmonella outbreak ... Festive food tips
  • 1 Feb 2006

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 5 Issue 02 - February 2006
    Initial management of suspected avian flu ... AIDS Report 2005 ... Meningococcal disease study ... Travel-vaccine news
  • 1 Mar 2006

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 5 Issue 03 - March 2006
    NHSGG pandemic flu plan ... New immunisation schedule (2006) ... Immunisation seminars ... Amendment to avian flu algorithm ...
  • 1 Apr 2006

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 5 Issue 04 - April 2006
    Avian flu in dead swan ... Poultry workers (vacc.) ... Measles outbreak ... Inappropriate use HBIG ... Cessation of single Hib ... New primary schedule ... Oral typhoid vaccine ... Pertussis in Glasgow
  • 1 May 2006

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 5 Issue 05 - May 2006
    Measles cases in Glasgow ... Measles study in Scots children ... New immunisation programme ... Crypto reminder ... Recommendation for use of tetanus-containing vaccine ...
  • 1 Jun 2006

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 5 Issue 06 - June 2006
    E coli O157 cases in nurseries ... New Hep B regime for babies ... Pertussis cases increasing ... Hospital-based BCG clinics ... STI testing for gay men
  • 1 Jul 2006

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 5 Issue 07 - July 2006
    Tetanus Ig stocks ... MCN coordinator ... MenC ... current regime ... Vaccine batch-numbers ... A&C merge ... Sandyford Community Clinics ... Summer eating ... Flu-vaccine supply 06/07
  • 1 Aug 2006

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 5 Issue 08 - August / September 2006
    SPECIAL EDITION - The new routine UK infant immunisation schedule
  • 1 Oct 2006

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 5 Issue 10 - October 2006
    Flu & pneumococcal programme 2006 ... Flu-vaccine uptake by LHCC and CHCP ... NHSGG & Clyde pandemic-flu plan ... BCG clinics
  • 1 Nov 2006

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 5 Issue 11 - November 2006
    HPV vaccine ... Antiviral drugs and influenza ... Typhoid fever and vaccine ... Flu-vaccine dose for children ... Hep B ‘at risk’ siblings ... Hib/MenC and adults ... Meningococcal season ... MMR – new research
  • 1 Dec 2006

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 5 Issue 12 - Dec 06 / Jan 07
    Hepatitis C action plan ... HepB vaccine and workers ... New nurse consultant ... Hib/MenC - asplenics ... Vaccine cold chain ... Vaccine batch number ... Hajj pilgrimage
  • 1 Feb 2007

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 6 Issue 01 - Feb 07
    Germs:wash your hands of them ... Green book – new edition ... Malaria prevention guidelines ... 2nd PCV recall problem ... Mumps cases and MMR ... Hep B and lancing devices ... 10 immunisation rates 06 ... Flu-vaccine uptake rate 06
  • 1 Mar 2007

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 6 Issue 02 - Mar 07
    Vaccine storage in primary care ... Children and BCG ... TRAVAX and travel clinics ... Flu-vaccine supplies 07/08 ... Hepatitis C MCN update ... PPV programme 2007/08 ... Flu-vaccine uptake in ‘at risk’ groups
  • 1 Apr 2007

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 6 Issue 03 - Apr 07
    HepB and ‘at risk’ infants ... New ‘Green Book’ ... Primary mmunisation rates 06 ... New Infection Control Manager ... Vaccination of individuals with unknown/incomplete vaccination status
  • 1 May 2007

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 6 Issue 04 - May 07
    Hib/Menc – adult use ... Pertussis - ‘Green Book’ error ... Hand Hygiene Co-ordinator ... Blood sampling device recall ... Health clearance forHCWs ... Hib contacts- management ... IDUs wound botulism
  • 1 Jun 2007

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 6 Issue 05 - Jun 07
    Typhoid vaccine for travellers ... Measles cases in Roma family ... Menitorix – porcine material ... HIV & sexual health training ... Malaria and UK travellers ... Pertussis PCR at Yorkhill ... Repevax & Infanrix IPV® ... Error in May’s edition – HepB
  • 1 Jul 2007

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 6 Issue 06 - July 07
    Hep B vaccine – clarification ... Bloodborne virus seminars ... Legionella cases ... Hep B vaccine for risk babies ... Measles outbreak-Switzerland ... Immunisation update seminars ... Human papillomavirus vaccine ... Flu-vaccine returns ... Flu-vaccine uptake by CHCP
  • 1 Aug 2007

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 6 Issue 07 - August 07
    E coli O157 outbreak Paisley ... BCG ‘catch-up’ 2007 ... Hand hygiene update ... NB:HIV education day ... Salmonella outbreak ... Syphilis outbreak
  • 1 Sep 2007

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 6 Issue 08 - September 07
    Measles & MMR ... Immunisation E-learning ... BBV Exposure Guidance ... Decontamination in PC ... Hib Catch-up Programme
  • 1 Oct 2007

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 6 Issue 09 - October 07
    HIV – improving diagnosis ... Infanrix/IPV-Hib ... Best practice in immunising ... Early thiomersal exposure ... Meningococcal disease
  • 1 Nov 2007

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 6 Issue 10 - November 07
    Norovirus ... HIV testing and treatment ... Chickenpox can be fatal ... Hep A vaccine post exposure ... HAI ... Hajj pilgrimage ... Penicillin allergy ... Flu vaccine and chemotherapy
  • 1 Dec 2007

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 6 Issue 11 - December 07
    Immunisation resource pack ... Interpreters and BCG ... Pertussis PCR - swabs ... Flu-vaccine uptake rates ... Festive food tips ... Vaccine storage in surgeries ... New gonorrhoea tests ... Chikungunya virus in Europe
  • 1 Feb 2008

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 7 Issue 01 - February 07
    Hep C Community Outreach ... Immunisation resource pack ... Antiviral prescribing for flu ... Vaccine audit in primary care ... Norovirus and hospitals ... New PGD- preschool booster
  • 1 Mar 2008

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 7 Issue 02 - March 08
    Group A streptococcal upsurge ... HPV immunisation seminars ... Recent TB cases ... Revaxis availability ... Mercury spillage ... Measles in travelling people ... Seasonal flu programme 08/09
  • 1 Apr 2008

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 7 Issue 03 - April 08
    Dengue fever in travellers ... Anti-TB drugs - free ... E-learning grant scheme ... Antenatal syphilis testing ... Immunisation seminars ... HEAT target for NHSGG&C ... MRSA screening programme ... Hep C Outreach Project
  • 21 May 2008

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 7 Issue 04 - May 08
    Anaphylaxis – adrenaline dose ... Typhoid vaccine and children ... HepC National Action Plan ... HPV immunisation programme ... Immunisation-update seminars ... Child Health has moved ... Blood-borne virus training
  • 1 Jun 2008

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 7 Issue 05 - June/July 08
    Pre-travel vaccinations ... E-learning immunisation course ... C difficile outbreak in VoL ... Summer Eating ... Immunisation training ... Safer sex guidelines (MSM)
  • 1 Aug 2008

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 7 Issue 06 - August 08
    Measles now endemic in UK ... Auto-injectors and babies ... New Hep C service contract ... Immunisation Seminar ... Chlamydia testing in 2007 ... HPV programme–update ... Repevax supply problem ... Malaria in UK travellers
  • 9 Sep 2008

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 7 Issue 07 - September 08
    Infection control study day ... New infection control website ... Chlamydia – missed the point ... Yellow fever vaccine training ... MMR – ‘It’s never too late’ ... Changes to MMR vaccine ... MMR & autism – another nail… ... Needles and Infanrix-IPV+Hib ... HPV-Yellow Card HPV-Latex
  • 1 Oct 2008

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 7 Issue 08 - October 08
    Flu vaccine for health staff ... SGH - BCG clinic change ... Confirmed rubella in Scotland ... Infanrix-IPV+Hib ... C.difficile and care homes ... New Hiib/MenC recall system ... PEP for HIV – new guidance ... HPV and school-leavers ... SIRS schedules – not updated
  • 1 Nov 2008

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 7 Issue 09 - November 08
    Infanrix-IPV+Hib ... HPV for school-leavers ... Flu vaccine for NHS staff ... Norovirus ... Measles outbreak N England ... Invasive meningococcal disease ... Chlamydia testing rates 2007
  • 10 Jan 2009

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 7 Issue 10 - Dec 08/Jan 09
    E-learning course uptake ... BCG - SGH clinic moving ... Measles in England and Wales ... Provisional uptake-rate of HPV ... Invasive group A streptococcus ... PEP guidance now on StaffNet ... Festive food tips
  • 3 Feb 2009

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 8 Issue 01 - February 09
    Screening in pregnancy ... Catching-up on Hib catch-up ... Pharmacy technician post ... Pre-school booster and Hib ... Update on HPV catch-up ... Five measles cases in Scotland ... Poster and leaflets for GPs ... MenC - German package ... Updated PGDs ... New staff join PHPU
  • 6 Mar 2009

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 8 Issue 02 - March 09
    Pregnant women and lambs ... Hand hygiene update ... HIV proposed action plan ... New vaccines on horizon ... US court rules on autism link .... HPV catch-up - update ... Hep A&B vaccine for IDUs
  • 9 Apr 2009

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 8 Issue 03 - April 09
    Drug Alert - Engerix B ... HPV uptake ... Hib(nearly caught) catch-up ... Pre-school booster ... PGD update ... New local measles test ... TB in NHSGG&C & Scotland ... Hep B immunisation - eligibility
  • 6 Aug 2009

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 8 Issue 04 - August 09
    Novel Influenza A (H1N1) ... Vaccines at 12 and 13 months ... Flu Friends ... New seasonal influenza vaccine ... Campylobacter rates rising ... New genital ulcer test ...
  • 14 Oct 2009

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 8 Issue 05 - October 09
    Seasonal flu vaccine 2009/10 ... Return of 2008/09 flu vaccine ... H1N1 vaccination seminars 2009 ... E-learning course-uptake ... Hib catch-up cohort ... H1N1 in schools ... H1N1 vaccine - is it safe ?
  • 25 Jan 2010

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 8 Issue 06 - December 09
    H1N1 vaccination programme ... Chlamydia screening in Clyde ... Hep C treatment centre ... Invasive meningococcal disease ... HPV update ... Hospitalised H1N1 patients
  • 26 Jan 2010

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 9 Issue 01 - Jan/Feb 10
    Anthrax in heroin users ... The Public Health Act 2008 ... Infanrix-IPV Hib stock ... H1N1 vaccine for children FAQ ... H1N1 vaccine uptake-rate ... BBV seminars
  • 17 Mar 2010

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 9 Issue 02 - March 10
    New PDC for NHSGGC ... Community BCG clinics ... New PGDs ... H1N1 vaccination programme ... Gartnavel Hepatitis Centre ... Viral hepatitis in S. Asians ... Injecting-equipment providers ... 'Recognising HIV' seminar ... HIV incidence in NHSGGC 2009
  • 19 Mar 2010

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 9 Issue 03 - March 10
    Prevenar 13 Special Edition ... Unknown Vaccination - Algorithm
  • 19 Apr 2010

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 9 Issue 04 - April 10
    HIV Special Edition Newsletter
  • 21 Apr 2010

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 9 Issue 05 - April 10
    MMR and egg allergy ... HPV-uptake rates 08/09 ... Immunisation e-learning course ... BCG clinic appointments ... Measles outbreak in Roma people ... Volcanic ash and public health ... 8 weeks to go - travel advice ... PHPU News e-letter ... H1N1 vaccine for travel
  • 17 May 2010

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 9 Issue 06 - May 10
    Immunisation Scotland website ... Polio in Tajikistan ... ACW135Y vaccines ... World Cup - measles in S Africa ... Pregnant women and H1N1 ... Hep C - local developments
  • 9 Jun 2010

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 9 Issue 07 - June 10
    HIV & The Law ... H1N1 vaccine and under 5s ... Changes to chlamydia testing ... Antenatal HIV screening ... Tamiflu - changes in prescribing ... BBV pre-test discussion training ...H1N1 and flu vaccine groups
  • 12 Aug 2010

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 9 Issue 08 - Jul/August 10
    Case of anthrax in GG&C ... Measles in France and UK ... Enzira® vaccine and children ... Polio in Tajikstan and Russia ... HPS immunisation-update day ... Varicella vaccine and children ... Green Book updates ... Special edition flu newsletter
  • 23 Sep 2010

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 9 Issue 09 - September 10
    MMR stocks ... H1N1 vaccine and narcolepsy ... Flu vaccine - delivery delay ... Flu seminars for practice staff ... Measles in UK Travelling People ... Thiomersal and autism ... Legionnaires' disease in Wales ... Asplenia and splenic dysfunction ... Retirement of HPN
  • 3 Nov 2010

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 9 Issue 11 - November 10
    Flu vaccine and children ... Flu vaccination and egg allergy ... Measles in UK and France ... Vaccine pharmacy technician post ... Invasive meningococcal disease ... Flu info for GPs on website ... HIV risk? Be in time for PEP ... PGDs and HCAs
  • 21 Dec 2010

    PHPU Newsletter - Vol 9 Issue 12 - December 10
    Time for PEP antivirals for flu ... Flu vaccination for NHS staff ... MMR,PCV and Hib/MenC ... Needle-stick injuries in GP and GDP staff ... Lyme disease ... Recent anthrax in IDU in England
  • 17 Jan 2011

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 10 Issue 01 - January 11
    BMJ declares MMR study fraudulent ... Immunisation e-learning course ... Hep B vaccination for MSM ... First childhood vaccination extended to 9 weeks ... Flu vaccine and pregnant woment ... Flu vaccine availability ... Flu and co-infections ... Flu vaccine effectiveness in preventing pandemic ... H1N1 surveillance in Scotland ... Update - antiviral use
  • 3 Mar 2011

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 10 Issue 02 - March 11
    HPV programme 2010/11 ... Flu vaccine supplies 2010/11 ... Hep B treatment and NHSGGC Formulary ... Migrant health website ... Combined Hep A&B vaccine shortage ... Trainer Tracker - BBV module ... Measles PCR test
  • 19 Apr 2011

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 10 Issue 03 - Apr 11
    Flu vaccine & seizures in under 5s ... Travel-related measles rising ... Pertussis - diagnostic tests ... Vaccine and storage problems ... Restricted MMR supplies ... ACWY conjugated vaccine
  • 23 May 2011

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 10 Issue 04 - May 11
    Investigation into Legionnaires' Disease ... Updated HPA meningococcal guidance ... Changes to gonnorrhoea treatment ... Effective managment of vaccines in primary care 10/11 ... Listeriosis and vulnerable groups
  • 24 Jun 2011

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 10 Issue 06 - Jun 11
    World Hepatitis Day ... HIV in Primary Care - 2011 edition ... Recall of Japanese Encephalitis vaccine ... Immunisation e-learning course ... Paracetamol and children ... Asplenia and splenic dysfunction (corrected table)
  • 29 Aug 2011

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 10 Issue 07 - Aug 11
    GSK typhoid vaccine stocks ... Hep C in UK 2011 ... Syphilis in Scotland 2010 ... Pertussis PCR tests at RHSC ... Pneumococcal vaccination to continue for over 65s ... Vaginal discharge - impact of guidelines 2011
  • 26 Oct 2011

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 10 Issue 08 - Oct 11
    Recall of Preflucel egg-free vaccine ... Flu vaccine and children ... Tenofovir and Hep B - delays in supplies ... Hand, foot and mouth disease ... Shigella flexneri and MSM ... Salmonella and pets ... Updated guidelines for managment of meningococcal disease
  • 29 Nov 2011

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 10 Issue 09 - Nov 11
    Botulism in Scotland ... HPV - change to Gardasil ... Anti-tetanus supplies ... Fish pedicure ... Rabies vaccine ... Twinrix ... SIRS clinic reschedule ... Aurum drug alerts ... Carbon monoxide
  • 23 Dec 2011

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 10 Issue 10 - Dec 11/Jan 12
    MMR for unvaccinated schoolchildren ... Shortage of PPV ... BMA clarifies NHS provision of travel vaccines ... HIV infected HCWs and working group's recommendations ... Yuletide food tips
  • 28 Feb 2012

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 01 - Feb 12
    Mumps outbreak and new LES ... Update on vaccine and Ig supplies ... Schistosomiasis and travel to endemic countries ... Legionnaires' disease in UK holidaymakers in Spain ... HPV vaccination and GPs
  • 28 Mar 2012

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 02 - Mar 12
    Measles outbreak in England ... Travel vaccines and storage ... Vaccine update ... Local mumps outbreak ... HPV and GPs - clarification ... Making HIV testing easier ... Norovirus in care homes
  • 1 May 2012

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 03 - Apr 12
    Menjugate-caution in use ... Pre-filled syringes drug alert ... Egg-free flu vaccine ... Hep B risk groups and vaccination ... Gay Men's Sexual Health and Wellbeing Conference ... HIV update
  • 31 May 2012

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 04 - May 12
    Increase in cases of pertussis in Scotland ... Flu-vaccine uptake ... Hep C : testing, referral, treatment ... Malaria - advice for travellers to endemic areas
  • 26 Jun 2012

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 05 - Jun 12
    Pertussis outbreak - change to age of 1st vaccination ... Gonnorrhoea - increasing resistance to treatment ... Anthrax in Germany among IDUs ... Management of vaccines in primary care Apr 11 - Mar 12 ... Cold chain and e-learning
  • 7 Aug 2012

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 06 - Aug 12
    Gonorrhoea in NHSGGC ... Egg-free seasonal flu vaccine - needles ... New Hep B PGD for children ... Pediacel - presentation change from vial to syringe ... Anthrax case in Scotland ... Herpes zoster vaccine ... HPV programme 2012/13
  • 19 Sep 2012

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 07 - Sep 12
    Hajj pilgrims and vaccination ... Unlicensed tattooist - warning to public ... Ordering extra vaccines for childhood immunization ... Anthrax death in IDU ... Novel influenza H3N2 ... MMR and Gardasil ... Typhoid and Hep A vaccines shortage
  • 13 Nov 2012

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 08 - Nov 12
    Hep B  vaccination and the GMS ... Drug alert - Agrippal  flu vaccine ... Hep C treatment - MCN event at Marriott ... Audit of babies born to Hep B +ve mothers ...  'Uncertain or incomplete immunisation' updated guidance ... Recall of Typhim Vi ... Shortage of rabies vaccines ... Amended PGDs
  • 18 Dec 2012

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 11 Issue 09 - Dec 12
    Prescribing antivirals in primary care for flu ... Interim payments for GPs for seasonal flu vaccination ... Maintaining the cold chain ... Vaccine supplies ... BBV training dates for 2013 ... Whooping cough - diagnosing cases ... Pertussis vaccination of pregnant women ... New malaria advice for travellers to India ... Measles in the travelling community
  • 25 Jan 2013

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 01 - Jan 13
    New appt letter for primary immunisations ... Min interval between 2nd and 3rd dose of HPV ... Increasing flu cases and invasive respiratory infections ... Schistosomiasis - post travel management ... Checking latex content of vaccines ... Changes to childhood immunisation programme 2013 ... PDC to supply Meningitec instead of Menjugate ... BCG clinics in NHSGGC ... Updated Best Practice guidelines for immunisation
  • 15 Mar 2013

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 02 - Mar 13
    Change to call/recall for Hep B vaccination in at-risk babies ... Listeriosis and vulnerable groups ... Flu vaccine supply for 2013/14 ... New case of corona virus in UK ... Measles - diagnostic test ... Pertussis vaccination for pregnant women ... Flu vaccine uptake in NHSGGC & Scotland
  • 26 Apr 2013

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 03 - Apr 13
    Measles outbreak in UK and local public health action ... Meningitec should not be used from 1st May ... Pertussis - investigation algorithm for chronic cough ... Increase in parvovirus and pregnancy ... Immunisation seminars 2013 ... Update on typhoid vaccine supplies ... H7N9 cases in China ... HPS Travel Guidance for Schools
  • 20 Jun 2013

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 04 - Jun 13
    Short catch-up MMR campaign for 10-17-year-olds ... Men C changes to childhood immunisation ... Effective management of vaccines in primary care ... New immunisation programme and cold chain management
  • 22 Aug 2013

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 05 - Aug 13
    Legionnaires' Disease in NHSGGC ... Deaths related to fake Ecstasy ... Men C travel advice for MSM ... Men C vaccine poster ... Herpes zoster vaccine ... Updated guidance on prophylaxis & management of rabies ... Vaccine supplies ... Vaccine fridge awareness ... Vacutainer alert ... Immunisation seminars
  • 30 Oct 2013

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 06 - Oct 13
    Egg allergy and flu vaccination ... MMR stocks ... Fluenz and live vaccines ... Flu vaccination for staff ... Flu vaccine and porcine gelatin ... Ordering varicella zoster vaccine against chickenpox ... BBV testing of all newly arrived asylum seekers ... Global shortage of yellow fever vaccine ... Shigella and MSM ... Vaccine-syringe problems
  • 23 Dec 2013

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 07 - Dec 13
    Flu vaccination of schoolchildren and those ‘at risk’ ... Rotavirus - update in Green Book ... Zostavax® - update ... Typhoid vaccine supplies ... Men C Booster ... Cold chain during holiday period ... Carbon Monoxide poisoning ... S Mikawasima outbreak ...Flu vaccine - allergy chart 13/14
  • 30 Jan 2014

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 13 Issue 01 - Jan 14
    Zostavax® - care needed with syringe ... Fluenz® - check expiry dates ... Men C vaccination in infants - don’t use Meningitec® ... Varicella exposure in pregnancy ... UTI cluster and unusual E coli ... Primary childhood immunisation uptake Jul-Sep 2013 ... Halal and Kosher medications ... Salmonella in reptiles ... Renfrew BCG clinic ... Shingles immunisation update ... Combined hormonal contraceptives and VTE
  • 20 Mar 2014

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 13 Issue 02 - Mar 14
    Flu vaccination uptake falling in pregnant women ... Seasonal flu - time to use antivirals ... Flu vaccine supply - arrangements for 13/14 ... Discontinuation of MenACWY polysaccharide vaccine ... Pertussis vaccination and pregnant women ... MMR catch-up to cease ... Avian influenza H7/N9 in China ... E coli o157 outbreak associated with Hydro ... Vaccines update
  • 2 Jun 2014

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 13 Issue 03 - Jun 14
    Pregnant women - pertussis and flu update ... New BBV Training Module ... JCVI recommends introduction of MenB vaccine ... HPV changes ... Shingles immunisation programme - update ... Vaccine updates
  • 25 Jul 2014

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 13 Issue 04 - Jul 14
    HPV-changes to school programme ... Flu immunisation-changes to school programme ... Immunisation certificates required for polio-infected countries ... Immunoglobulin for pregnant contacts of chickenpox ... Men C catch-up for uni students ... Immunisation seminars 2014 ... Recording vaccine administration ... Immunisation seminars 2014 ...Arrival of Boostrix-IPV stocks ... Shingles vaccination programme ... Posters for General Practices
  • 29 Aug 2014

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 13 Issue 05 - Aug 14
    HIV treatment – no charges for overseas visitors ... Vaccination against MenB ... Updated flu chapter in Green Book ... PGDs ... BCG appointments ... Inadvertent administration of Boostrix® IPV ... Travel Vaccines ... Pertussis vaccination in pregnancy to continue ... Hajj pilgrimage 2014 ... Shingles vaccine 2014
  • 14 Nov 2014

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 13 Issue 06 - Nov 14
    Cold chain incidents ... Viral haemorrhagic fever ... Immunisation seminars ... Men C catch-up for students ... Men B – Bexsero® vaccine ... Shingles vaccine – template letter for GPs ... Immunisation calls – new procedure ... Staff flu vaccination programme 2014
  • 22 Dec 2014

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 13 Issue 07 - Dec 14/Jan 15
    Promoting effective immunisation practice e-learning ... Pneumococcal immunisation for children in at risk groups ... Warning : Zostavax® and immunosuppressed patients ... Vaccine storage over the holiday period ... Effective Management of Vaccines in Primary Care ... Seasonal flu - antiviral guidance from the CMO
  • 12 Mar 2015

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 14 Issue 01 - Feb 15
    Uncertain/ incomplete immunisation status ... End of this season’s school flu programme ... Fluenz® stock in GP practices ... Update on shingles immunisation programme ... Pertussis vaccination in pregnant women – uptake in NHSGGC ... Mumps – increasing numbers in Scotland ... Wound botulism in PWID in Scotland ... Flu vaccine effectiveness at midseason 14/15
  • 28 Apr 2015

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 14 Issue 02 - April 15
    Flu vaccine effectiveness 14/15 ... Self-audit of cold chain ... The Penrose Enquiry – recommendations for GPs ... Increase in Men W –new immunisation programme ... Introduction of Men B for infants ... PHPU immunisation seminars ... BCG appointment line
  • 29 May 2015

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 14 Issue 03 - May 15
    Pneumovax II name change... Measles outbreaks in Europe ... Wild poliovirus and advice to travellers ... HIV home-testing kits ... Shingles vaccination – update ... GP Immunisation seminars ... PHE Guideline - live vaccine administration ... JAMA article – no link between MMR and ASD
  • 29 Jul 2015

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 14 Issue 04 - July 15
    CMO update letters on vaccines 15/16 ... Hep A vaccine - supply problems ... Menitorix and the risk of needlestick injury ... Immunisation-update seminar ... BCG appointments for babies ... Rise in HIV cases in NHSGGC ... World Hepatitis Day
  • 27 Oct 2015

    PHPU Newsletter - Volume 14 Issue 06 - Oct 15
    Men B - update on prophylactic paracetamol ... Shingles Vaccination - update ... Flu vaccine effectiveness - update ... Unknown/Incomplete immunisation chart update 2015 ... Men B and ACWY Webinar ... Updated Green Book chapters ... Fluenz® and narcolepsy ... Flu communication materials - adults and children ... Primary school flu immunisation - mop up
  • 4 Sep 2015

    PHPU Newsletter Special Edition Sep 15
    Immunisation Seminars 2015 Q&As Men B .... Men ACWY ... Childhood Seasonal Flu ... ... Shingles ... ... Seasonal Flu ... Vaccination of pregnant women
  • 15 Sep 2014

    PHPU Newsletter Special Edition Sep/Oct 14
    Special Edition Newsletter Flu