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Community nurse beliefs about infection prevention influence whether they comply with prevention protocols more than their actual knowledge of how to comply, according to new US research.
England’s most senior nurse is urging eligible people to claim their free flu jab if they haven’t already because surgeries and pharmacies are now fully stocked up.
Falling childhood immunisation rates across England risk a resurgence of “deadly and life-changing” diseases of the past, a leading nurse has warned, after new figures revealed a decline in coverage in nine out of 12 routine jabs.
The battle against influenza this winter will get underway across England in early October with a revamped campaign to encourage people to get vaccinated, it has been confirmed.
All frontline health service staff will be “expected” to have a influenza vaccination, as part of a comprehensive plan for winter, NHS leaders have announced today.
Health leaders are warning people in England to get up to date with their measles vaccine, following a “dramatic” rise in outbreaks across Europe.
The Royal College of Nursing is urging prospective student nurses to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia before starting university, as the W strain continues to rise.
The government has announced today that adolescent boys in England will be offered the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine to protect them from cancer.
School age boys in the UK should be offered vaccination against the cancer causing human papillomavirus (HPV), according to government advisors.
US researchers say they have found a clue in understanding how an infection can spiral into sepsis by blunting the body’s immune response.