Pneumonia: Vaccination

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 21st June 2018.

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Photo of Jon Ashworth Jon Ashworth Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the answer of 6 June to question 148810 on Pneumonia: Vaccination, which organisations carried out the modelling reviewed by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation on the effect of change in the infant vaccination schedule on the incidence of (a) invasive pneumococcal disease and (b) non-invasive pneumococcal disease.

Photo of Steve Brine Steve Brine The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has reviewed modelling by Public Health England on the impact of a reduced dose pneumococcal conjugate vaccine schedule on invasive pneumococcal disease in the United Kingdom. The JCVI has also considered the relative impact on non-invasive disease.

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