Local coordinator information

Information for local coordinators to help disseminate information to the public.

Vaccine updates and safety information

The Scottish Vaccine Update (external link) provides frontline health professionals with current information and practical advice about immunisation policy, practice and vaccine supply in Scotland.

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) (external link) monitors the safety of vaccines through the Yellow Card Scheme (external link).

Travel immunisations

For professionals:

TRAVAX (external link) is provided for professionals and is maintained and continually updated by the travel health team at Health Protection Scotland. It is a UK National Health Service resource.

Health information for overseas travel - the ´Yellow Book´ (external link) aims to provide a one-stop source of information for health professionals about the common health risks to travellers and how to reduce them.

For the public:

Fit for Travel (external link)
Travel health and vaccine information for people travelling abroad from the UK.

Updated 28 July 2014

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