UKHSA urges the public and parents of young children who may have missed their routine vaccinations to ensure their polio vaccinations are up-to-date after polio was found in sewage in North-East London.
The Prime Minister has today called for urgent action to boost the number of children and young people receiving life-saving vaccinations. This comes as it is revealed that the UK has lost its "measles-free" status with the WHO, three years after it had eliminated the virus.
The Department of Health & Social Care has issued urgent guidance relating to supply disruption of Mylan EpiPens for all health care professionals who prescribe, dispense or administer adrenaline auto-injectors.
The membership bodies representing paediatricians, surgeons, anaesthetists and pathologists, have today published a joint response to Justice O’Hara’s report on hyponatremia related deaths in Northern Ireland.
Statistics published today by NHS Digital show that the proportion of children receiving the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine by age five has increased year on year since 2006-07. Coverage was 95.0% cent in 2016-17 compared with 94.8% for 2015-16, meeting the World Health Organisation (WHO) ...