PHE has published advice for dental professionals in light of the ongoing global shortage of the Hepatitis B vaccine. This is likely to continue until 2018 with ongoing severe impact on the UK supply.
To ensure that stock is available for those individuals at highest and most immediate risk of exposure to Hepatitis B during the period of constraint, temporary recommendations have been developed to support clinicians undertaking individual risk assessments. These recommendations have been accepted by all devolved administrations in the UK.
The Hepatitis B vaccine advice for dental professionals is published at: