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NICE is poised to take over GP immunisation guidance

By Rob Finch and Emma Wilkinson

GPs' views on


 · 32 per cent of GPs have concerns about vaccines

 · Only 57 per cent discuss rare side-effects with patients

 · 11 per cent would do nothing further if patients had doubts about a vaccine

 · 34 per cent would like more training or advice on MMR

 · Only 14 per cent had had any training in vaccination in the past two years

 · 97 per cent felt confident in explaining the safety of MMR

Source: Immunisation Information for Health Professionals 2003; Department of Health

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