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Vaccination and immunisation programmes 2017/18

Fees and information for vaccination programmes in 2017/18.

England

The following changes will apply to the vaccination schedule from April 2017 in England:

  • Seasonal flu - morbidly obese patients will be included as an at-risk cohort. £6.2m has been added to the contract to cover the expansion of the target group.
  • Childhood seasonal flu - 4-year-olds are removed from the enhanced service patient cohort and transferred to the school programme.
  • Pertussis - pregnant women wil be eligible for vaccination from 16 weeks pregnant (eligibiliy is currently at 20 weeks).
  • MenACWY - a reduction in the upper age limit from 'up to 26th birthday' to 'up to 25th birthday'.
  • Shingles - a change in eligibility to the date the patient turns 70. The shingles catch-up has a change in eligibility to the date the patient turns 78.

All other programmes remain unchanged.

The full list of vaccination programmes for 2017/18 in England is as follows:

  • Meningococcal ACWY 18 years on 31 August (runs from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018). Applies to those who are 18 years on 31 August 2017, plus those who were aged 18 on 31 August 2016 and 31 August 2015. Patients up to 24 may be vaccinated under this programme or the freshers programme below. Once patients reach 25 they are no longer eligible. One dose, payment £9.80 per dose.
  • Meningococcal ACWY freshers (runs from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018). 19-24 year-olds attending university for the first time who have not been previously vaccinated. £9.80 per dose.
  • Meningococcal ACWY booster (runs from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018). For 14-24 year-olds. £9.80 per dose.
  • Meningococcal B (runs from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018). Three doses of vaccine at 2, 4 and 12 months. Catch-up for children born on or after 1 May 2015 can be vaccinated up to 2 years. £9.80 per dose.
  • Pertussis (runs from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018). Pregnant women from 16 weeks pregnant. £9.80 per dose
  • HPV booster (runs from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018). 14-18 year-old girls. £9.80 per dose.
  • Hepatitis B for newborn babies (runs from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018). Four doses at newborn, 1 month, 2 months and after 12 months (it is expected that the first dose will be delivered in hospital). £9.80 per dose
  • MMR aged 16 and over (runs from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018). One or two doses may be required. £9.80 per dose.
  • Rotavirus (runs from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018). Two doses. £9.80 per dose
  • Childhood seasonal flu programme (runs from 1 September 2017 to 31 March 2018). For children aged 2 and 3 on 31 August 2017. £9.80 per dose.
  • Seasonal influenza for patients aged 65 or over or in at-risk groups (runs from 1 September 2017 to 31 March 2018). £9.80 per dose.
  • Shingles (routine) (runs from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018). Patients are eligible from when they turn 70 until their 80th birthday. Patients aged 70 on or after 1 September 2013 remain eligible until their 80th birthday. £9.80 per dose.
  • Shingles (catch-up) (runs from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018). Patients are eligible from when they turn 78. Patients aged 78 on 1 September 2016 are also eligible. Patients remain eligible until their 80th birthday. £9.80 per dose.

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