​​​​The Scottish Vaccine Update provides current information and practical advice about immunisation policy, practice and vaccine supply in Scotland for front line health professionals. 

This issue reports on: 

  • ​Scottish immunisation programmes during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Changes to the infant pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) schedule reminder
  • Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) for clinical risk groups
  • Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV23) ongoing supply problems
  • Update to Bexsero® Patient Information Leaflet
  • Green Book chapter updates
  • Vaccine supply (non-centrally supplied)​

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Last updated: 07 October 2022
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