12 Feb 2018

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 13 July 2017

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

Public Health England. Hepatitis A infections: prevention and control guidance (hepatitis A vaccination – temporary recommendations)

Health professionals are advised that the temporary advice remains current.  This guidance is not absolute and requires some clinical judgement.  In situations where hepatitis A vaccine stock is good, the decision whether or not to apply dose sparing guidance should be a clinical choice.

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

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