Flu Vaccinations 2019/2020
Please click here to access NHS England’s “Update on vaccines for 2019/20 seasonal flu vaccination programme”, issued on 23rd January 2019.
This provides guidance on the flu ordering for 2019/20 and identifies:
- the vaccinations that are now licenced
- the target population they are suitable for
- the reimbursement rates per dose
Please note that NHS England are not recommending the High Dose Trivalent Vaccine (TIV-HD) and therefore will not reimburse practices for this.
You can sign up to receive regular vaccine updates to the Governments flu vaccination program by clicking on this link.
Annual Flu Letter (Published 22nd March 2019)
The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), NHS England, and Public Health England (PHE) have published a flu letter providing information about which adults and children are eligible for vaccination in the national flu immunisation programme for 2019/20.
The letter has been published here https://www.england.nhs.uk/publication/vaccine-ordering-for-2019-20-influenza-season-letters/
Written Instruction for the administration of seasonal ‘flu vaccination
Specialist Pharmacy Service have published the following information for Practice staff:
Written Instruction Template - The link to this word document can be found at the end of the web page https://www.sps.nhs.uk/articles/written-instruction-for-the-administration-of-seasonal-flu-vaccination/