University staff have access to vaccinations against key infectious illnesses that they may be exposed to for their work.
Please note: Vaccination costs are a departmental expense
This offered free of charge to all staff on an annual basis.
Recommended for staff who have the potential for exposure to human faecal contamination.
Recommended for staff who have the potential for exposure to blood and body fluids. This is a series of three injections at 0,1 and 6 months.
It is recommended that prior to commencing the immunisation, there is a blood test to establish the immunity status, and also post immunisation to establish if there has been seroconversion.
Potentially there may be other immunisations that may be appropriate depending on the potential exposures in the workplace.