Immunisation

The Greater Manchester Screening and Immunisation Team run over 30 immunisation programmes and 11 national screening programmes across the region. These programmes cover the whole life course, from before birth right the way through to the very end of life.

GPs, pharmacies, opticians, dentists, midwives, schools and school nurses, health visitors, district nurses, hospitals, NHS and Social Care staff and care homes, and many others play their part in supporting uptake and ensuring these programmes are safe and effective.

Practice Resource Pack

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The resource pack covers 3 sections: Cancer Screening, Non Cancer Screening  and Immunisation. It gives an overview of the screening and immunisation  programmes and include top tips and links to useful resources to support practices in quality and uptake. The Screening and Immunisation Team use the packs to support practice visits.

Screening and Immunisation Team

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We have a generic team email address england.gmsit@nhs.net predominantly used for clinical enquiry advice (this is manned 10-4pm every day, queries are audited and we aim to respond within 48 hours).

Tackling health inequalities

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The GM SIT have developed a programme of key activities to address health inequalities across the city region to ensure that everyone can understand the benefits of taking up the screening and immunisation offer, and that people can access screening and immunisation no matter where they live in Greater Manchester.