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Promoting Effective Immunisation Practice is an online immunisation education resource that has been developed by NHS Education Scotland and Health Protection Scotland (in particular with NHS Highland).

The resource is intended for all health professionals involved in immunisation, including public health nurses, GPs and practice nurses and is based on agreed national standards for immunisation practice.

To access Promoting Effective Immunisation Practice go to In order to proceed with the programme participants will need to contact their local registering officer.

The updated guidance material for the Promoting Effective Immunisation Practice; Guide for Students, Mentors and their Employers that is designed to support students and their mentors/ assessors through the programme has been recentaly update, please view the update document using the above link.

The following resources have been updated/developed for 2015

- Meningococcal B disease for infants aged from two months

Meningococcal ACWY immunisation programme for adolescents 

The following resources have been revised for the 2015/16 programme

Seasonal flu- childhood intranasal vaccine, Registered and Non-Registered

- Pertussis
- Rotavirus

The following resources were updated in 2014:

Human Papilloma virus (HPV)
Meningococcal C