The Green Book

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Update to Green Book Chapter 35 Yellow Fever

Chapter 35 of the Green Book has been extensively rewritten to bring it up to date. This is an update on the administration of the yellow fever vaccine for women who are breastfeeding in line with current recommendations.

Update to Green Book Chapter 27 Rabies

Chapter 27 of the Green Book has been extensively rewritten to bring it up to date. This includes more detailed advice around pre and post exposure prophylaxis.

Update to Green Book Chapter 25 Pneumococcal

Chapter 25 of the Green Book has been updated to reflect changes in the clinical risk groups that should receive the pneumococcal immunisation. These changes are detailed in Table 25.1

Green Book – the complete current edition

Latest version of the Green Book Complete updated 2006 edition – contains all the updated chapters in one document. Please note: this is a large document and may take a long time to download and print. If you only require … Read more → – Green Book – the complete current edition

Update to Green Book Chapter 27 and Chapter 31

Chapter 27 Rabies: correction to Nathnac web address. Chapter 31 : Tick-borne encephalitis,  name of the vaccine has been updated  

Green Book – recent update patches

These pdfs show the latest revisions to various chapters. Chapter 35: Yellow Fever (updated 4 January 2013) Chapter 27 : Rabies (updated 28 November 2012) Chapter 25: Pneumococcal (25 October 2012) Chapter 31 : Tick-borne encephalitis (updated 28 September 2012) Chapter 8 … Read more → – Green Book – recent update patches

Update to Green Book Chapter 8 and Chapter 34

Chapter 8: Vaccine safety and the management of adverse events following immunisation, has been updated to include a new section on Thiomersal . The details of suppliers of VZIG in England and Wales have been updated in Chapter 34: Varicella.

Update to Green Book Chapter 25 Pneumococcal

Chapter 25 has been updated to include the latest information on individuals at occupational risk of pneumococcal infection.

Update to Green Book Chapter 19 Influenza

The chapter has been updated for the 2012/13 influenza season. The update includes: changes to the age at which at risk children should be offered flu vaccine if they have not received a dose previously guidance on the use of … Read more → – Update to Green Book Chapter 19 Influenza

Green Book Chapter 18a Human papillomavirus

Chapter updated to incorporate information on Gardasil vaccine that is being used in the schools-based vaccination programme for year 8 girls starting in September 2012.