Products will be prescribed and used in accordance with the guidance from the Department of Health handbook “Immunisation against infectious diseases” i.e. the Green Book and specialised services circulars”
Travel vaccines: (in line with Birmingham and Solihull CCG Policy for items which should not be prescribed in primary care and NHS Clinical Commissioners Items which should not routinely be prescribed in primary care: Guidance for CCGs) This is a restatement of existing regulations and no changes have been made as a result of this guidance.
The following vaccines may be administered on the NHS for the purposes of travel, if clinically appropriate:
The following vaccines should not be prescribed on the NHS exclusively for the purposes of travel, but may be prescribed on the NHS for all other indications listed in Immunisation Against Infectious Disease (The Green Book)
These vaccines should continue to be recommended for travel, but the individual traveller will need to bear the cost of the vaccination.