St. George’s Vaccine Institute works closely with the Paediatric Infectious Diseases Research Group at St. George’s University of London, which is run by Professor Paul Heath, Professor Mike Sharland and Dr Kirsty Le Doare

It also works closely with the Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit (PIDU) at St George’s Hospital.

The PIDU at St George’s is:

  • A National training centre for paediatric infectious diseases, formally recognised by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH).
  • The formally commissioned lead provider in England within a National network for children with HIV. This service is family-centred, and includes a wide multi-disciplinary team (psychologist, dietician and specialist nurses, including a HIV nurse consultant).

St. George’s Vaccine Institute is also part of The UK Paediatric Vaccine Group (UKPVG), an independent network of research institutions which, through collaboration, aims to further education, training and high quality research in the field of paediatric vaccines.

The UKPVG participants are:

Barts and the London NHS Trust
Bristol Children’s Vaccine Centre
Health Protection Agency
Health Protection Scotland
Imperial College School of Medicine
Institute of Child Health, University College London
National Institute for Biological Standards and Control
Oxford Vaccine Group
Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Royal Free Clinical Trials Centre
St George’s Vaccine Institute
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust