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 during the 2017/18 flu season.

Click on a heading below for more information. 

Flu vaccination data from PharmOutcomes, Sonar Informatics and Healthi for 2017/18

The Excel and PDF document below contain information on the number of flu vaccinations administered as part of the community pharmacy Flu Vaccination Service 2017/18 which have been entered into the PharmOutcomes, Sonar Informatics or Healthi systems.

Some contractors are unable to use or have decided not to use these electronic systems to record administration of vaccines. Therefore the total number of vaccinations administered by community pharmacists under the national Flu Vaccination Service in 2017/18 will be higher than the number recorded in the Excel and PDF documents below.

Flu vaccination data 2017/18 (Excel)

Flu vaccination data 2017 18 (PDF)

Patient eligibility group data from PharmOutcomes, Sonar Informatics and Healthi for 2017/18

This data from shows the eligibility groups of patients who have been vaccinated (Updated to 11th February 2018).

Some contractors are not able to use or have decided not to use electronic systems to record administration of vaccines. Therefore this data does not cover all patients vaccinated during the 2017/18 service.

Vaccination eligibility group PharmOutcomes Sonar Healthi
Aged over 65 66.7% 57.7% 81%
Asplenia/splenic dysfunction 0.2% 0.2% 0.3%
Carer 3.6% 4.1% 1.9%
Chronic heart disease 2.8% 3.8% 3.1%
Chronic kidney disease 0.6% 0.4% 0.6%
Chronic liver disease 0.2% 0.2% 0%
Chronic neurological disease 1.3% 1.2% 1.2%
Chronic respiratory disease 12.7% 12.9% 5%
Diabetes 7.3% 13% 3.7%
Household contact of immunocompromised individual 0.6% 0.7% 0.6%
Immunosuppression 2.2% 3% 1.9%
Morbid obesity 0.2% 0.1% 0%
Person in long-stay residential or home 0.2% 0.3% 0%
Pregnant woman 1.3% 2.5% 0.6%
Social care workers 0.4% 0.1% 0%


Number of community pharmacies who have signed up to provide the service in 2017/18

As of the 31st October, 9,387 contractors had signed up on the NHS Business Services Authority’s website to provide the Flu Vaccination Service.

Flu vaccination data for 2016/17

Flu vaccination data for 2015/16

Return to the flu vaccination hub page


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