Journal of Vaccines & Vaccination

Journal of Vaccines & Vaccination
Open Access

ISSN: 2157-7560



Usage of Rotarix? in Neonatal Units across the United Kingdom

Hussain Alsaffar, Katherine Woodger and Ignatius Losa

Following advice and recommendations by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI), and in line with standing commitments on patient rights under the NHS constitution on implementing such recommendations, a series of changes to England’s national immunisation programme took place from July 2013 including the introduction of Rotavirus vaccine (Rotarix® by GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals s.a.) into the routine childhood UK schedule for babies from 2 months of age [1].