A review of the theory and practice of flu, pneumococcal and shingles immunisation for those currently giving just flu and/or pneumococcal and/or shingles immunisations in their workplace.
Meets the HPA recommendations for immunisers annual update.


Review of:

  • Current issues in flu, pneumococcal and shingles vaccination
  • Recent epidemiology of vaccine flu, pneumococcal and shingles disease
  • Any relevant/recent changes to the recommendations national policy for flu, pneumococcal and shingles immunisation
  • The different types of vaccines
  • Review of PSDs and protocols
  • Any changes to legislation relevant to vaccination
  • Anaphylaxis recognition and management
  • Support strategies
  • Current practice and identification of areas for improvement

Discussion and sharing of good practice.

This session does not covered childhood immunisations.

Please note that you will need to bring your own refreshments as they are not provided.