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Community programme boasts initial success

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: (Published 11 February 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:400
  1. Anne Nesbitt,
  2. Marjorie Jackson
  1. Consultant community paediatrician Project manager Optimum Health Services, London SE14 5ER

    EDITOR,—Claire P Smith and colleagues report the difficulties they experienced in Manchester in ensuring a high uptake of second and subsequent immunisations offered to infants at high risk of acquiring hepatitis B infection neonatally.1 Early last year the then South East London Health Authority (health commissioners for the boroughs of Lambeth, Southwark, and Lewisham) commissioned a community based programme in an attempt to improve rates of completion of immunisation against hepatitis B among high risk infants. Previous follow up …

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