The Scottish Vaccine Update issued by Health Protection Scotland provides current information and practical advice about immunisation policy, practice and vaccine supply in Scotland for front line health professionals.
Hexavalent vaccine special edition
Introduction of hexavalent vaccine into the routine childhood immunisation programme
From 1 October 2017 all babies born on or after 1 August 2017 will become eligible for a hexavalent vaccine which includes protection against hepatitis B (HepB). The hexavalentvaccine will be offered in the routine childhood immunisation schedule at 8, 12 and 16 weeks of age.