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Immunisation against infectious disease 2006 - ''The Green Book'' 11 Dec 2006

The Green Book has the latest information on vaccines and vaccination procedures, for vaccine preventable infectious diseases in the UK.

Part 1 Principles, practices and procedures

  • Contents, preface and acknowledgements
  • Chapter 1:   Immunity and how vaccines work
  • Chapter 2:   Consent
  • Chapter 3:   Storage, distribution and disposal of vaccines
  • Chapter 4:   Immunisation procedures
  • Chapter 5:   Immunisation by nurses and other health professionals
  • Chapter 6:   Contraindications and special considerations
  • Chapter 7:   Immunisation of individuals with underlying medical conditions
  • Chapter 8:   Vaccine safety and adverse events following immunisation
  • Chapter 9:   Surveillance and monitoring for vaccine safety
  • Chapter 10: Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme
  • Chapter 11: Immunisation schedule
  • Chapter 12: Immunisation of healthcare and laboratory staff

Part 2 The diseases, vaccinations and vaccines

  • Chapter 13:   Anthrax
  • Chapter 14:   Cholera
  • Chapter 15:   Diphtheria
  • Chapter 16:   Haemophilus influenzae type (Hib)
  • Chapter 17:   Hepatitis A
  • Chapter 18:   Hepatitis B
  • Chapter 18a: Human papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Chapter 19:   Influenza
  • Chapter 20:   Japanese encephalitis
  • Chapter 21:   Measles
  • Chapter 22:   Meningococcal
  • Chapter 23:   Mumps
  • Chapter 24:   Pertussis
  • Chapter 25:   Pneumococcal
  • Chapter 26:   Polio
  • Chapter 27:   Rabies
  • Chapter 27a: Respiratory Syncytial Virus 
  • Chapter 27b: Rotavirus
  • Chapter 28:   Rubella
  • Chapter 28a: Shingles (herpes zoster)
  • Chapter 29:   Smallpox and vaccinia
  • Chapter 30:   Tetanus
  • Chapter 31:   Tick-borne encephalitis
  • Chapter 32:   Tuberculosis
  • Chapter 33:   Typhoid
  • Chapter 34:   Varicella
  • Chapter 35: Yellow Fever
Publisher(s)
  • Department of Health
Last Updated : 14/07/2017