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Immunisation is one of the most important weapons for protecting individuals and the community from serious diseases. The Department's immunisation team supports the public and health professionals by offering clear, evidence-based information about different diseases, the possible side effects of immunisation and available vaccines. This information can be accessed from the immunisation website on the right hand side of this page.

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Swine flu

Latest news on the swine flu pandemic, plus additional information, guidance and resources for health and social care professionals.

Seasonal flu

Seasonal flu documents and resources for patients and health professionals.

Immunisation (opens new window)

All about vaccination and childhood immunisation for parents and health professionals.

Travelling? (opens new window)

People who are travelling outside the UK may need to be vaccinated against some of the serious diseases that are found in other parts of the world.

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