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Flu 2020/21 CQC and alternative models of delivery

CQC have published details for providers who are thinking about and planning the ways in which they will deliver flu vaccinations for winter 2020/21. Models for delivery could look different to usual as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and have given examples of registration requirements for various scenarios.

For the model/example that we understand many practices have been looking at is a "drive to" delivery in a large car park. CQC advise the following: -

Vaccination site: in premises which have not been used for the carrying on of a regulated activity (for example a car park). The location:

You will not need to make any application to vary your registration.

If you are responsible (as a lead practice), you will need to:

Groups of practices could work together at such sites to deliver flu vaccinations to patients from any practice within the group. This would include groups in a Primary Care Network. In these cases, the group could either:


For other model examples, please refer to the CQC webpage for full details.

You may also find it useful to listen to our Flu Podcast

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Updated on Monday, 7 September 2020 526 views