Intended for healthcare professionals

Rapid response to:


Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine—booster campaign

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 29 May 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1158

Rapid Response:

Booster campaign information reaching some parents

At least in this small part of North Cumbria the Hib vaccine booster
campaign appears to be working. We have received a leaflet with the
appointment. However, as has been mentioned, as the vaccine is sent in
instalments, children in one family are being vaccinated at different
times. Rather a waste of postage to send separate appointment letters and
a rather weighty leaflet. If you as a parent didn't receive the leaflet,
you can find it at

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Competing interests: No competing interests

27 June 2003
Claire M Pillar
Website development officer
North Cumbria Acute Hospitals NHS Trust