Upcoming events

Online Introduction to Immunisation Training - 20 April 2021

Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 9.30am to 3pm

This training is for general practice nurses and other health professionals who are new to the role of administering and promoting and / or advising about vaccines.

IIC 2021 - The Virtual Edition. Hot Topics In Infection And Immunity In Children

Friday, 02 July 2021

IIC - The ESPID-Oxford Course is a residential training course covering topics in paediatric infection for paediatric infectious diseases trainees and trainers, and for all those who manage children with infections. This will be the 18th edition of the course. After having to cancel last year's IIC, the Organising Committee have decided to hold IIC 2021 as a one-day, intensive virtual event.

Virtual Immunisation Update Training – 13 July 2021

Tuesday, 13 July 2021, 9.30am to 12.30pm

A free immunisation update training for General Practice Nurses and other registered healthcare practitioners who administer/advise about immunisations within the BOB and Frimley ICS. **This is an online training and will be delivered using Microsoft Teams.**

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