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How does herd immunity work?

‘Herd immunity’ or 'herd protection' gives protection to vulnerable people such as newborn babies, elderly people and those who are too sick to be vaccinated.

Upcoming events

Influenza Vaccination Update Training

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 9am to 1pm @ Berkshire Maestros Stoneham Court, 100 Cockney Hill, Reading RG30 4EZ, UK

Influenza vaccination update training covering the childhood and adult national programmes. A summary update will be included on pneumococcal (adult), shingles and pertussis in pregnancy vaccination.

Influenza Vaccination Update Training

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 9am to 1pm @ Oxford Science Park, Magdalen Centre 1 Robert Robinson Avenue, Oxford OX4 4GA

Influenza vaccination update training covering the childhood and adult national programmes. A summary update will be included on pneumococcal (adult), shingles and pertussis in pregnancy vaccination.

Thames Valley & Wessex Paediatric Infectious Diseases Course

Monday, 30 September 2019, 10am to 4.45pm @ Oxford Martin School 34 Broad Street Oxford OX1 3BD

This one-day course is for consultants, trainees, specialist nurses and all those who care for children with infections.