How to manage shortages of hep B vaccine

As hepatitis B vaccine shortages continue, immunisation providers are being advised not to mix different brands of paediatric hepatitis B vaccine to make up one adult dose. 

However, two doses of the same brand of paediatric vaccine (0.5ml per dose), administered concurrently, is an appropriate way to immunise an adult if no adult vaccine is available.

Detailed advice on workarounds for private market hepatitis B vaccination of adults has been