For guidance regarding the use of any vaccine consult ‘Immunisation against infectious disease’ (‘the Green Book’), available at (most chapters have been amended since publication in 2006 and prescribers should always consult the electronic version).  General information about immunisation is available at:  Those who prescribe vaccines regularly may find it useful to subscribe to Scottish Vaccine Update which has a useful summary of current issues (

The NHS Highland ‘Immunisation procedure’ and the ‘Policy for staff immunisation’ are available on the intranet.  Advice on any aspect of immunisation is available from the Health Protection Team, tel: 01463 704000 (switchboard).

For local information on travel vaccines see Guidance on prescribing vaccines and medicines for travel.

For Health Protection Immunisation webpage see