Flu Vaccination – Statistics

Flu Vaccination – Statistics

This page of the website contains data on provision of the Flu Vaccination Advanced Service that has been provided to PSNC by PharmOutcomes, Sonar Informatics and NHS England/NHS BSA.

Flu vaccinations administered by community pharmacists in 2016/17

Community pharmacists in England administered 950,765 flu vaccinations to patients under the national NHS Flu Vaccination Service in 2016/17.

The NHS Business Services Authority has published the Advanced Service Flu Report 2016/17, detailing the community pharmacy contractors who signed up to provide the service, as well as the NHS England area, vaccines administered, and drug and fee costs.

The number of community pharmacies which provided the national NHS Flu Vaccination Service in 2016/17 was 8,451 (71.2% of all community pharmacies in England).

The average number of vaccinations carried out by each participating pharmacy was 113, although one contractor greatly exceeded this by completing over 1,000 vaccinations.

Compared to the 2015/16 flu season, the NHS BSA figures show that the total number of flu vaccinations administered this year was higher by 355,298 with 1,256 more contractors having provided the service.

Flu vaccination data from PharmOutcomes and Sonar Informatics for 2016/17

The data in the PDF below only contains flu vaccinations administered as part of the 2016/17 service which have been entered into the PharmOutcomes or Sonar Informatics systems. Some contractors are unable to use or have decided not to use either of these electronic systems to record administration of vaccines. The total number of vaccinations administered is therefore higher than the total in the below PDF document.

Flu vaccination data 2016 /17 (PDF)

Currently, we are not able to obtain a daily count of vaccinations administered from Sonar Informatics, just the total vaccinations delivered. PSNC has been advised that this functionality is in development and we will update the PDF when this becomes available.

Patient eligibility group data from PharmOutcomes and Sonar Informatics for 2016/17

This data from shows the eligibility groups of patients who have been vaccinated (Updated to 10th April 2017). 

Some contractors are not able to use or have decided not to use either of these electronic systems to record administration of vaccines. Therefore this data does not cover all patients vaccinated during the 2016/17 service.

Vaccination eligibility group

PharmOutcomes

Sonar Informatics 

Aged over 65

67%

56.5%

Carer

3.3%

3.4%

Chronic heart disease

2.9%

3.8%

Chronic kidney disease

0.4%

0.4%

Chronic liver disease

0.2%

0.2%

Chronic neurological disease

1.2%

1.2%

Chronic respiratory disease

13%

13.4%

Diabetes

7.6%

14.3%

Household contact of immunocompromised individual

0.4%

0.7%

Immunosuppression

2.1%

2.8%

Person in long-stay residential or home

0.2%

0.3%

Pregnant woman

1.4%

2.7%

Splenic dysfunction

0.2%

0%

Number of community pharmacies who provided the service in 2016/17

The number of community pharmacies which provided the national NHS Flu Vaccination Service in 2016/17 was 8,451 (71.2% of all community pharmacies in England).

Number of community pharmacies who have signed up to deliver the service in 2016/17 by NHS England area

Below is a heat map showing the percentage of contractors who have signed up to provide the service by NHS England area (data from 23rd September 2016):

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Flu vaccination data for 2015/16

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