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Guidance: Hexavalent combination vaccine: programme guidance

Public Health England

February 19
10:05 2020

Hexavalent combination vaccine: routine programme guidance

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Hexavalent combination vaccine: selective programme guidance

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Hexavalent combination vaccine: training slideset

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The slide set can be downloaded and provides training for health professionals on the new hexavalent combination vaccine.

Routine programme

From autumn 2017, all babies born on or after 1 August 2017 will become eligible for a hexavalent vaccine which includes hepatitis B (HepB) for their primary immunisations. This vaccine, called Infanrix hexa, will replace the pentavalent infant vaccines Infanrix-IPV+Hib and Pediacel.

Selective programme

This guidance is intended to provide healthcare professionals with more information about vaccinating high risk infants in light of the new universal hepatitis B infant programme.

Published 5 July 2017
Last updated 19 February 2020 +show all updates
  1. Updated with revised infant PCV schedule and removed Hepatitis B pre-school booster recommendation.

  2. Routine programme guidance has been updated to include additional

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