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‘Every child counts - how we can work together to improve immunisation uptake rates’ was the topic of our well-attended session presented at this year’s Institute of Health Visiting Leadership Conference held on 1 December 2021. Lorraine Meadows, our Head of Service and Clinical Lead - Improving Immunisation Uptake Team shared her insight into their work.

Lorraine explored the impact of the Improving Immunisation Uptake Team (IIU) and how we support children and their families.

 

Watch the video to find out more about the challenges affecting immunisation uptake rates, including:

  • children not up to date with UK schedule
  • ghost patients
  • vaccinations given too early
  • missing histories
  • appointment availability 
  • missed appointments

Discover the tried and tested strategies our team promote to improve immunisation uptake rates.

Find out more about our IIU Team 

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