Patient leaflet: When patients are asked to return to the pharmacy for aTIV

Patient leaflet: When patients are asked to return to the pharmacy for aTIV

October 17, 2018

PSNC has produced a new leaflet for pharmacy teams to give to patients when they are advising patients aged 65 years or over on the need to come back to the pharmacy at a later date for a flu vaccination if the pharmacy has temporarily run out of stock of the recommended vaccine (Fluad, the adjuvanted trivalent inactivated vaccine (aTIV)) for their age group.

Patient leaflet: Coming back to the pharmacy for your flu jab – important information for patients aged 65 years and over (Word)

Patient leaflet: Coming back to the pharmacy for your flu jab – important information for patients aged 65 years and over (PDF)

The leaflet covers key messages which are important for patients to be aware of, for example, why they are not able to have their flu vaccination immediately and why it is important to return to the pharmacy to have a flu vaccination.

The patient leaflet has been reviewed by the aTIV working group, which comprises representatives from Public Health England, NHS England, Department of Health and Social Care, PSNC and the GP Committee of the British Medical Association.

Contractors are also reminded that PSNC Briefing 050/18: Flu Vaccination Service 2018/19: Adjuvanted trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine provides a summary of relevant information on aTIV for contractors.

Public Health England poster

Public Health England has published a poster showing the different types of flu vaccines available for the 2018/19 flu season and the clinical risk groups that they are applicable to.



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