Polio

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has leaflets called Polio Immunisation and DTP / Polio / Hib Immunisation.

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British Polio Fellowship

The British Polio Fellowship (BPF) is a registered charity providing information and support with over 8000 members. It was one of the first organisations of disabled people and it has acted as a voice for over half a century for people who have had polio.

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Polio

Information from the Health Protection Agency.

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Polio Survivors Network

A network of people who had polio in their earlier lives and are now experiencing and living with the effects of Post Polio Syndrome (PPS).

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[url=http://www.nathnac.org/travel/factsheets/polio1.htm]Poliomyelitis [/url]

Information from the National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC).

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Polio and post-polio syndrome

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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DTaP/IPV/Hib (5-in-1) vaccination

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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DTaP/IPV (pre-school) booster

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

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