Flu fighter awards 2017: nominations now open


Flu fighter awards 2017: nominations now open

February 6, 2017

Nominations for the flu fighter awards 2017 are now open. The flu fighter awards celebrate the successes of flu teams and organisations in promoting local flu fighter campaigns – which in the main focus on the promotion of flu vaccination to health and care staff.

This year, a new flu fighter+ award has been introduced which focusses on encouraging members of the public to have their flu vaccinations. Pharmacy teams, LPCs and individuals are encouraged to submit nominations under any relevant categories.

The full list of categories is:

  • flu fighter+ award;
  • flu fighter champion award;
  • most improved flu fighter campaign award;
  • best flu fighter team award;
  • flu fighter carers’ award;
  • most innovative flu fighter campaign award;
  • #flufighter – digital and social media award; and
  • flu fighter social care award.

In 2015 the team at Newland Community Pharmacy in Hull won the flu fighter carers’ award.

For more information on the awards and how to apply, please visit the NHS Employers website. All nominations must be received by Sunday 19th February 2017.

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