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Written Instruction for the administration of seasonal ‘flu vaccination (2020/21 version)

24 November 2020UPDATED AUTUMN 2020 to reflect legislation changes and UK availability of Flublok (QIVr) Following advice issued in Spring 2018 advising on the use of Patient…

Safety in Lactation: Vaccines and antisera

21 September 2020Although vaccines and toxoids (diphtheria and tetanus) are considered to be compatible with breastfeeding, their use should be limited to those situations where there is…

National community pharmacy flu vaccination service (PSNC information)

8 September 2020Each year from September through to January the NHS runs a seasonal flu vaccination campaign aiming to vaccinate all patients who are at risk of…

Can small volume intramuscular injections be given to patients taking oral anticoagulants?

17 September 2018This Medicines Q&A discusses the potential risks associated with the administration of small volume IM injections to patients taking oral anticoagulants. It has been partially…