07 Feb 2018

National Immunisation Training Minimum Standards

Public Health England publishes update for Registered Healthcare Practitioners National Immunisation Training Minimum Standards

On 7 February 2018, Public Health England published their amended National Minimum Standards and Core Curriculum for Immunisation Training for Registered Healthcare Practitioners.

This is a revised version of the original standards published by the Health Protection Agency in 2005 and incorporates both Minimum Standards and the Core Curriculum in one document. The overall aim of this publication is to define minimum training requirements for all practitioners engaging in any aspect of immunisation, so they can confidently, competently, safely and effectively promote and administer vaccinations.

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