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Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PcP) - Leaflet and cribcard for now available

A leaflet and cribcard on PCP are now available on the HPS website.

 

This cribcard provides an aide-memoire for clinical staff and Infection Prevention and Control Teams (IPCT) on the management of PcP. It is supplementary to SICPs and TBPs and provides specific actions to consider to prevent and manage PCP outbreaks

The patient leaflet includes information on how patients are diagnosed, what happens if they are diagnosed and what happens when they leave hospital and can be downloaded athttp://www.hps.scot.nhs.uk/haiic/ic/resourcedetail.aspx?id=3075

PHE Factsheet for viral shredding
Phe factsheet for HCW and headteachers on LAIV concerns about viralshredding
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SGHD/CMO(2017) 10 Introduction of Hexavalent Vaccine into the Routine Childhood Programme
2017-18 CMO letter - hexavalent (hep b )[...]
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SGHD/CMO(2017)6 Introduction of HPV Vaccination Programme for Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM)
CMO letter - Introduction of HPV Vaccina[...]
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SEASONAL INFLUENZA VACCINATION PROGRAMME 2017-18
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DETAILS OF THE 2017-18 SHINGLES (HERPES ZOSTER) VACCINATION PROGRAMME
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SCOTTISH CHILDHOOD FLU VACCINATION PROGRAMME 2017-18
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11 July 2016: Men C Vaccine

From 1st July in England and Wales,the infant dose of Men C vaccine is being removed from the schedule. You may see some material circulating from Public Health England about this. In Scotland this change is not being intricuced until 5th September - please see the Chief Medical Officer's letter: http://www.sehd.scot.nhs.uk/cmo/CMO(2016)11.pdf

1 February 2016: Zika Virus

Information about Zika virus, pregnancy and travel

BMJ 60 second update about Zika Virus
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Algorithm for Investigation of Pregnant women returning from Affected Areas
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