This section is part 9 of the PHE pneumococcal guideline summary.
A patient card and information sheet for asplenic and hyposplenic patients are available from:
Department of Health publications (Tel: 0300 123 1002).
(E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) or in Scotland from:
The Health Protection Team (Immunisation) Health Directorates Scottish Executive Area 3ES St Andrews House Regent Road Edinburgh EH1 3DG
(Tel: 0131 244 2241).
(Fax: 0131 244 2157)
Or in Wales a leaflet A guide for people without a working spleen and a patient card are available from:
The Welsh Assembly Government Publications Centre (02920 823683)
full guideline available from…
Public Health England. Pneumococcal: the green book, chapter 25. January 2018.
Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.
First included: May 2019.