Treatment options and coping with very low platelets
My daughter has been diagnosed for about 2 years. Her platelets plummeted following immunisation & starting college....
‘No Vax, No Visit’ not necessary
This article is not about immune compromised adults such as us, but babies younger than 6 weeks old - before they have their vaccination to p...
Explainer: how do you get shingles and who should be vaccinated against it?
3 ) While we are not supposed to be given the ( live ) shingles vaccine, sometimes we may be given it just before being diagnosed with CLL, o...
Influenza (flu) vaccinations in lupus
The flu vaccine is available free of charge to everyone with lupus in the UK in order to protect you from the flu and any potential complicat...
Immunisation with PMR/GCA
I was checking my travel paperwork for my forthcoming holiday to Mexico when I noticed an underlined sentence saying immunise 4 to 6 weeks pr...
I was about to write a piece on another subject, but having recently joined this forum I have noticed that there is a low key murmuring re th...
Chicken Pox Imunisation
My youngest daughter was diagnosed with JIA at 18 months old. The advice we were given at the time was that she could not be given the chicke...
Immunisation, the media and the amplification of irrational anxiety
'[/i ] This trend also puts us a risk; we can't have live vaccines and our response to other vaccinations falls as our CLL progresses and as ...
MenB Vaccine to be introduced.
Finally, the Meningitis B vaccine will be available for free on the NHS as part of the childhood immunisation programme....
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) [ b ] For Discussion[/b ] Have you got posters about Fibro or information in your surgery?...
Breaking News re MenB Vaccine
The Department of Health has announced that it is working to introduce the Meningitis B vaccine to the childhood vaccination programme....
Update: Meningitis B vaccine for people at high risk
We are pleased to see the new UK Immunisation Guidance which is recommending that the MenB vaccine is given, on the NHS, to those at a higher...
2014 Season Flu Vaccine now available in Australia
Those with CLL in Australia are eligible for a free flu vaccination....
4 month old having cold and cough.. Any home remedies?
Hi Ladies, My 4 month old had really bad cold and cough.. every time he sneezes or coughs, it breaks my heart!...
My baby is now 2 months old and I know it's the time for immunisation.. just wanted to know if I need to book an appointment with my surgery ...
Cost of MenB vaccine?
Now the MenB vaccine is available privately we have heard people being quoted anything from £60 to £170 per dose! ( 2 to 4 doses are required...
Shingles immunisation: start asking!
bbc.co.uk/news/health-22335511 I cannot imagine a worse infection while on chemo or afterwards - was told by the doc that my immun...
Going abroad, need jabs?
My partner and i are thinking of going to the Cape Verde Islands, but have learnt that immunisation for Hep A, Tetanus and Typhoid are recomm...
" Clare Cox, spokeswoman for the British Lung Foundation, said: " Flu is unpleasant for anyone who catches it, but for particular at-risk gro...
pneumococcal vaccination ?
my doctors keep saying that i dont need this ! ive asked my gp and he said i do but the management of the practise say otherwise................
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