Lothian Children in Vaccination Success

NHS LOTHIAN is continuing to exceed Scottish Government targets on the immunisation of children against diseases such as polio and diphtheria, according to new government statistics.

The target on immunisations against diseases such as Meningitis C, Hib, polio, tetanus and diphtheria is 95%.

NHS Lothian’s record on these targets for the quarter October-December 2007, is as follows:

NHS Lothian’s performance is as follows:

97.3% Diphtheria 97.3% Tetanus 97.3% Pertussis 97.1% Polio 97.1% Haemophilus Influenzae (Hib) 96.3% Meningitis C

Contact: Stephen Fraser
Phone: 0131 536 9279
Email: stephen.fraser@nhs.net
Website: http://www.nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk