Health Professionals

Recent Clinical Updates

Regular reports on outbreaks of disease, vaccine supply issues, and recommended changes in advice and practice. The most recent Clinical Updates are listed below.

18 February 2015
Measles and travel: a reminder for health professionals and travellers
17 February 2015
Yellow Fever: Brazil
10 February 2015
Imported avian influenza A(H7N9) cases: Canada
6 February 2015
Pertussis: global update

News and Announcements

11 February 2015

Public Health England updates Rabies post-exposure prophylaxis management guidelines

As of 9 February 2015, Public Health England (PHE) have updated their Rabies post-exposure prophylaxis management guidelines. To see the updated guidelines please click here.

 

 

4 February 2015

Chinese New Year Travel Advice

NaTHNaC and Public Health England (PHE) have published a factsheet for travellers celebrating Chinese New Year abroad. More information here.

 

19 January 2015

Discontinuation of chloroquine syrup (Nivaquine™)

Chloroquine sulphate syrup (Nivaquine™), used for malaria chemoprophylaxis, has been discontinued and will no longer be marketed in the UK. More information here.

 

8 January 2015

ANNUAL RETURN OF YELLOW FEVER VACCINE USE 2014

YFVC are advised to begin submission for the AR period 1 January to 31 December 2014. More information here.

 

15 December 2014

Travel health guidance on board cruise ships

NaTHNaC and Public Health England (PHE) have published a health and safety factsheet for UK travellers planning a cruise this winter.

 

21 November 2014

Polio - Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC): extension of Temporary Recommendations regarding the international spread of wild poliovirus

WHO published a statement on the 3'rd meeting of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee regarding the international spread of wild poliovirus. More information here.

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