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Pertussis (whooping cough)

In order to further support the Pertussis immunisation programme NHS Education for Scotland in partnership with Health Protection Scotland has revised it’sresources for registered healthcare practitioners. These can be found below and include training slides (and accompanying notes) and a ‘question and answer’ resource.

Please note:  These educational resources continue to be updated as required to support this programme but do not replace the clinical judgement of practitioners. Practitioners should refer to the Public Health England Green Book Chapter when administering the vaccine.


FAQs -Vaccination against pertussis (Whooping cough)-An update for registered healthcare practitioners

Slides (PDF)

Slides (Office365 read only)

Slides with notes (PDF)

Resources last reviewed February 2018