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  • Injection, inoculation, boosters, infant, baby - online

    Practices warned over potential meningitis C vaccine error

    GP practices in some areas are being warned they may have inadvertently used the wrong meningitis C vaccine as part of the revised infant vaccination schedule, Pulse has learned.

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    GPs to take on vaccinating at-risk babies against hepatitis B

    GPs in England are being tasked with vaccinating newborn babies who may be at high risk of contracting hepatitis B against the disease, under a new programme starting this year.

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    Lack of 'convincing' evidence for vitamin D supplementation, conclude researchers

    Researchers have concluded that there is no ‘highly convincing’ evidence that vitamin D supplementation improves outcomes after conducting an analysis of the evidence.

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    GPs to offer advance prescriptions of emergency contraception to young women

    GPs should offer a small, advance supply of emergency contraception to young women relying on condoms or the pill, according to new NICE guidance aimed at reducing unwanted pregnancies in the under-25s.

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    RCGP launches online child mental health learning tool

    The RCGP is launching a GP-focused learning module on mental health in children and young people, in conjunction with the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.

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