Intended for UK healthcare professionals

LUMIERE RESOURCES

LUMIERE RESOURCES

ARTICLES

Here you will find articles and factsheets covering a variety of topics on vaccination. Including why people with certain co-morbidities require vaccination and techniques you can use in clinical practice to help overcome vaccine hesitancy.

FLU VACCINATION UPTAKE IN THE UK IN AT-RISK GROUPS: REVIEW

Although the UK has one of the highest flu vaccine uptake rates in Europe, uptake among patients in the clinical risk groups is below the ideal coverage of 75%. Read about the possible reasons and how uptake could be improved. First published in Practice Nurse 2019;49(9):12-16. (C) Medical Education Solutions Ltd

FOCUS ON VACCINATION IN SPECIFIC PATIENT GROUPS

Read about the importance of vaccination against pneumococcal disease and influenza in patients with

Chronic Respiratory Disease

Diabetes

Chronic Heart Disease

VACCINE CONFIDENCE – DRIVERS AND BARRIERS

This article focuses on vaccine confidence and explores drivers and barriers to vaccination. It also describes some evidence-based strategies for use in consultations addressing vaccine hesitancy.

VALUE OF VACCINATION

Discover the impact vaccination has had on the health of the individual, the community and the world

CASE STUDY – INFLUENZA VACCINATION CLINIC

In this article Louise Carbutt (SRN) describes her experience with helping develop a successful surgery influenza vaccination clinic in the UK.

IMPACT OF A VACCINATION MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMME

Based on a poster presented at the 16th Conference of the International Society of Travel Medicine, this article demonstrates how a medical education programme can play a role in helping address the evolving needs for vaccination information for healthcare professionals.