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NHS funding withdrawn for holiday vaccines

Fri, 22 Oct 2010

Health Minister David Anderson MHK
Health Minister David Anderson MHK

Typhoid, Diphtheria and a number of Hepatitis A vaccines won't be available on the NHS from December.

The Department of Health has announced that cutting its funding for the jabs will save around £70,000 per year.

The vaccines will still be available privately.

Health Minister David Anderson says holidaymakers should still ensure they have all the right vaccines before going abroad [play clip]


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