Pragmatic Management of Programmatic Vaccination Errors—Lessons Learnt from Incidents in London

Correct storage, handling, and administration of vaccines are vital components of a successful immunization program. However, with the large number of different healthcare professionals now involved in delivering vaccine programs on a daily basis, it is inevitable that programmatic errors will occur. This article, published in Vaccine, describes four different adverse events which occurred in the primary care setting of vaccination programs. The experiences, the management approach chosen, and the outcome acheived may provide helpful information for those dealing with similar incidents in the future. ABSTRACT ONLY. (Learn how users in developing countries can gain free access to journal articles.)

Author(s): Craig L, Elliman D, Heathcock R, Turbitt D, Walsh B, Crowcroft N

Published: 2010

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    Citation: Craig L, Elliman D, Heathcock R, Turbitt D, Walsh B, Crowcroft N. Pragmatic Management of Programmatic Vaccination Errors—Lessons Learnt from Incidents in London. Vaccine. 2010;29(2011):65-69.