13 Jul 2017

Hepatitis A vaccine shortage: implications and advice for clinical practice- UPDATE

Hepatitis A vaccine recommendations and dose sparing advice for pre and post exposure immunisation and boosting from Public Health England Hepatitis A vaccine shortage: implications and advice for clinical practice- UPDATE
  • This News Item replaces the news from 23 June 2017

Advice for healthcare workers providing information on hepatitis A vaccination for adults and children who travel abroad:

Public Health England. Hepatitis A infection: prevention and control guidance
Hepatitis A vaccination– temporary recommendations

Health professionals are advised that this temporary advice is not absolute and requires some clinical judgement.

Advice is subject to change and will be updated as further information becomes available.

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