New report examines the importance of prevention in maintaining adult health, the value of adult vaccination, and the burden of adult pneumococcal disease.
British GPs have driven up pertussis vaccine coverage in pregnant women from 55.1% to 57.7% in the six months from April to October 2015, higher than levels observed this time last year
An outbreak of Hepatitis A in two schools in Leeds has prompted Public Health England to offer mass vaccinations in the area
Public Health England and NHS Choices release videos to improve uptake of the winter flu vaccine.
‘I just couldn’t believe I had pneumonia… I thought it was only something old people got’
Uptake of flu vaccination among health professionals is stubbornly low despite the role the profession plays in informing patients about the benefits of the jab, writes Professor Susanna Esposito.
Professor John Parrish Sprowl discusses the value of equipping doctors with communication skills.
Melody Butler explains the inspiration behind her decision to launch Nurses Who Vaccinate.
Dr Melissa Stockwell, Columbia University, discusses the role of text messages in encouraging adolescents and pregnancy women to have recommended vaccines.
Despite good access to effective antibiotics in Europe, Pneumococcal disease is still a major cause of disease and death in both developing and developed countries.