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The hexavalent DTaP/IPV/Hib/HepB combination vaccine

On 17th June 2017 the Scottish Government published a CMO letter with information about the introduction of Hexavalent vaccine into the routine childhood vaccination programme. Download the CMO letter SGHD/CMO(2017) 10.

NHS Education Scotland in partnership with Health Protection Scotland has developed educational materials to support healthcare practitioners with the introduction of the hexavalent vaccine into the routine infant immunisation programme.  These resources can be found at the following links:

The hexavalent DTaP/IPV/Hib/HepB combination vaccine Slides (PowerPoint 0365 - Read Only, select Read only to view document)

The hexavalent DTaP/IPV/Hib/HepB combination vaccine Slides with notes pages (pdf)

The hexavalent DTaP/IPV/Hib/HepB combination vaccine FAQs
Information for registered healthcare practitioners about the inclusion of hepatitis B vaccine in the routine infant immunisation programme (pdf)

The hexavalent DTaP/IPV/Hib/HepB combination vaccine FAQs
Information for registered healthcare practitioners about the neonatal selective immunisation programme for babies at high risk (babies born to hepatitis B positive mothers) of hepatitis B (pdf)