Immunisations Conference (with Update for Registered Practitioners) – 12th June 2024 – Hosted by LDC

12th June 2024
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Immunisations Conference (with Update for Registered Practitioners) – 12th June 2024 – Hosted by LDC

June 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Immunisations Conference (with Update for Registered Practitioners) – 12th June 2024
09:00 to 17:00
Exeter Racecourse

Suitable for:

Healthcare professionals that give vaccinations.  Content will be most relevant to Registered Healthcare Practitioners for whom this event also constitutes the annual immunisations update.

Draft Agenda (Subject to confirmation)

09:00 Registration and Refreshments

09:30 Aims and Objective of the day. Welcome and introductions.

– Co-chairs: Tricia Smith and Emma Edwards

09:35 The Burden of RSV and the rationale for the introduction of the vaccine as part of the routine Immunisation programme

– Dr Julie Yates: EPI Programme and Head of Planning and Immunisations and Vaccine Preventable Diseases Division, UKHSA

10:15 The future changes to childhood and adult immunisation programmes –

– David Green:   Nurse Consultant immunisation and Vaccine Preventable Diseases Division UKHSA

10:55 Break

11:30 Evidence based immunisation Practice

– Dr Linda Diggle: Public Health Consultant (retired)

12:10 Uncertain and incomplete immunisation schedule and overview of the vaccine research process

– Karen Ford: Immunisation Specialist/Senior Research Nurse for Oxford Vaccine Group

12:50 Lunch

14:00 Workshops

– Four workshops will be running concurrently, with delegates being able to choose from two topics. More information will be shared with delegates prior to the event.

15:10 Break

15:30 NHS England Vaccination Strategy – How to improve access to vaccinations 

– Lucy Bond Screening and Immunisation Manager and Dr Alison Mackenzie 

16:10 Improving Vaccine Uptake

– Helen Finnie Regional CHIS Manager SCW South West CHIS Team

16:40 Summary and close


Amenities and Access:

There is plenty of free parking available at the venue. Refreshments and a buffet lunch will be provided during the day.  If you have access or dietary needs please ensure that these are included on your booking so that the organisers and venue are aware ahead of the event.  All personal details provided will remain strictly private and confidential.


Please ensure that all bookings for this event are made in the name of the person that will be attending and that the name is written as you would like it to appear on your conference badge and on your certificate of attendance.  If there are any queries about how to create a booking, or about the event itself, please contact the Learning and Development Centre in the first instance:


Learning and Development Centre
07780 901637
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Exeter Racecourse
Exeter, EX6 7XS
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01392 832599
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