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Evidence Based Practice

MMR Vaccine

Bibliographic Information

Some documents are only accessible as pdf files.

General Information

CPHVA/ RCN - Childhood Vaccination Factfile - This information pack provides healthcare professionals with accuratte information about the importance, safety and need to immunise children.

The CPHVA is working with the NHS to make sure that all members will have an immunisation pack sent to them.

NHS - Information on new vaccines

UK Guidance on Best Practice in Vaccine Administration
Joint publication by the Association of Occupational Health Nurse Practitioners, British Travel Health Association, CPHVA, Royal College of General Practitioners and RCN

The jab club

Flu and Flu Immunisation

Health Promotion England Immunisation website

MEDLINE Plus Health Information (US National Library of Medicine Consumer Information Website)

Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Database (NMAP)

Official Publications/Websites

Department of Health - Vaccination services: reducing inequalities in uptake

Health Scotland Immunisation - Leaflts on the new vaccines are available for downloading

NHS - New vaccinations for the childhood immunisation programme - Information on changes to the vaccines for the chilhood immunisation programme.

Department of Health - NHS Immunisation Statistics 2003 - 04
Department of Health - PL CMO (2004)4: Update on the influenza and pneumococcal immunisation programmes
DOH - PL CMO (2004)3 : New vaccinations for the childhood immunisation programme and CPHVA Press Release  

CPHVA - New five-in-one vaccine is safe

NHS - PRODIGY Draft Guidance for Childhood Immunizations

Immunisation Against Infectious Disease 1996 "The Green Book"

NHS Immunisation Statistics, England: 2001- 02

NHS Immunisation Statistics, England: 2000- 01

Scottish Executive - Winter Immunisation

Evidence Based Practice

NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination

National Guideline Clearinghouse


Effectiveness Matters


Search The National Research Register

Bibliographic Information


British Medical Journal

Health Education Authority



Related Information

Mumps epidemic across UK, Practice Nurse, 27 May 2005 29(10) p.8.

MMR vaccine and Crohn's disease:ecological study in UK, British Medical Journal, 14 May 2005 330 (7500) p.1120-1121.
BMA calls for routine hepatitis B immunisation, British Medical Journal, 14 May 2005 330 (7500) p.1102.

Pre-school vaccine mix-up warning, Nursing Times 10 May 2005 101(19) p. 6.

BBC - Study backs safety of MMR vaccine

NHS - Immunisation Information







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