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GPs decline hospital requests to give adults HIB vaccine


I I think this is the group of patients with severe bronchiectasis with very frequent lower respiratory tract infections. Clearly a non licensed prophylaxis . In fact , I would want to check the serology of Haemophilus first if the test is available . But it is also correct consultants should not enforce this on GPs. Specialist carries the responsibility of counselling the patient on an unlicensed treatment and hence logically provide that themselves.

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31 Jul 2015

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