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A review by Public Health England (PHE) on whether travel vaccinations should be removed from NHS prescriptions has been requested by the chief executive of NHS England.

NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens has asked Public Health England to conduct a review into vaccinations for diphtheria, polio, tetanus, typhoid, hepatitis A and cholera, when they are requested for travel purposes, to “assess their appropriateness for prescribing on the NHS”

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