Immunisation plays a very important part in the control of vaccine preventable disease.
NHS Forth Valley has a high uptake rate for childhood immunisations and current figures can be viewed on the Health Protection Scotland and ISD Scotland websites.
Childhood Immunisation Statistics (ISD Scotland)
The Green Book is the popular name for “Immunisation against infectious disease” which is a publicly available document on the principles, practices and procedures of immunisation in the UK, with particular emphasis on those immunisations that comprise the routine immunisation programme from birth through to adulthood.
- Green Book
- Immunisation Scotland – Your guide to immunisation and vaccines. Immunisation helps protect against serious diseases such as measles, mumps, whooping cough and polio.
- Find out why immunisation is important, when to immunise, what vaccines are available, and which diseases they protect against.