Respiratory Syncytial Virus: Vaccination

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered at on 14 July 2023.

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Photo of Jim Shannon Jim Shannon Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Health)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has a timescale for approval and rollout of vaccines protecting against respiratory syncytial virus.

Photo of Maria Caulfield Maria Caulfield The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Department for Business and Trade) (Minister for Women)

Policy options based on the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation’s advice on a potentially expanded respiratory syncytial virus vaccination programme are being developed. This includes the Department working with the UK Health Security Agency and NHS England on implementation, with NHS England leading on delivery.

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