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    Home > Healthcare Professionals > Immunisation Guidelines 2008

Immunisation Guidelines

Immunisation Guidelines for Ireland, 2008 Edition (with updated corrections and amendments, September 2011) Please note the updated guidelines are currently available online only.

These guidelines are produced by the National Immunisation Advisory Committee of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland.

Updates

A copy of the updated guidelines can be downloaded here. (Updated September 2011) These guidelines do not contain the pandemic influenzae chapter. Please download this separately below. 

The guidelines can be downloaded below by chapter.

Preface and Anaphylaxis (Updated December 2009) 

Chapter 1 - General Information

Chapter 2 - General Immunisation Procedures (Updated January and February 2012 - download updates at the top of the page)

Chapter 3 - Diphtheria (Updated August 2010) (Updated August 2012)

Chapter 4 - Haemophilus Influenzae type B (Hib)

Chapter 5 - Hepatitis A (Updated September 2011)

Chapter 6 - Hepatitis B (Updated July 2009)

Chapter 6a - Human Papillomavirus (Updated September 2011)

Chapter 7 - Influenza (Updated January 2012 - download updates at the top of the page) (Updated August 2012)

Chapter 8 - Measles (Updated July 2009)

Chapter 9 - Meningococcal Infection (Updated September 2011)

Chapter 10 - Mumps (Updated September 2011)

Chapter 10a - Pandemic Influenza (New Chapter November 2009) (Updated September 2010)

Chapter 11 - Pertussis (Updated August 2012)

Chapter 12 - Pneumococcal Infection (Updated December 2010)

Chapter 13 - Poliomyelitis (Updated August 2010)

Chapter 13a - Rotavirus (Updated January 2012 - download updates at the top of the page)

Chapter 14 - Rubella (Updated September 2011)

Chapter 15 - Tetanus (Updated August 2012)

Chapter 16 - Tuberculosis (Updated January and February 2012 - download updates at the top of the page)

Chapter 17 - Varicella-Zoster (Updated September 2011)

Chapter 18 - Immunisation and Health Information for Health-Care Workers and Others in At-Risk Occupations

Chapter 19 - Immunisations and Health Information for Travel

Chapter 20 - Rabies

Appendices  - Appendix 1 - List of licensed vaccines provided by the Irish Medicines Board which are authorised and marketed in Ireland also see the  Irish Medicines Board Vaccine Page

                   - Appendix 2 - Table of countries with TB Notification Rates = 40/100,000 population, 2005 (WHO figures)

This section was updated on 7th December 2012
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