Pneumococcal Diseases: Vaccination

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 5th February 2019.

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Photo of Philippa Whitford Philippa Whitford Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Health and Social Care)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department plans to implement the recommendations of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) on reducing the dosage of pneumococcal vaccine from three to two.

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

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation advice on infant pneumococcal vaccination is being given full consideration and will take into account all the relevant information, including the potential public health implications such as impact on cases of pneumococcal disease, before a decision is made on whether to implement it.

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