Donate online today. £250 funds the helpline for half a day

meningitis & septicaemia can kill in hours!

People who are faced with meningitis and septicaemia have to act fast to help save a life.

MenB vaccine and at risk groups

MenB vaccine and at risk groups

04 April 2014

UK immunisation guidance has been updated to advise MenB vaccination for patients with medical conditions putting them at a higher risk of meningococcal disease.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/meningococcal-the-green-book-chapter-22

People with asplenia, splenic dysfunction or complement disorders (including those on Soliris) should seek advice from their doctor about how to access this vaccine free of charge. People with these conditions may also need to get other meningitis vaccines if they haven’t already done so.

Read more about the MenB vaccine and its availability here
Aiden Ineson
Meningococcal disease
Meningococcal disease at 6 months

The fear it caused is too much to put into words

More stories
News

Search the news: