Services Database Community Pharmacy Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Programme Winter 2018/19 (Cheshire West and Chester)

Service ID

266960

Description

Cheshire West and Chester Borough Council are commissioning community pharmacies to offer seasonal influenza vaccination to Council employees. The service will also extend to care providers in the borough authorised by the Council to access the service.

Eligible members of staff will be issued with a voucher by their employer which can be exchanged at participating pharmacies contracted by the Council, for an influenza vaccination.

Location of service

Cheshire & Wirral LPC

Commissioner

Local Authority (LA)

Method of commissioning

Source of funding

Local Authority (LA)

Service type

Seasonal influenza vaccination

Other organisations involved

Dates

Start date:
End date: 28/02/2019

Status

Completed

Training

The pharmacist must who is involved in administering the vaccine has the required competencies and:

  • completed relevant training in the provision and administration of the vaccine or participated in update training in the provision and administration of the vaccine within the last 12 months;
  • completed training with regard to the recognition and initial treatment of anaphylaxis and CPR or participated in update training with regard to the recognition and initial treatment of anaphylaxis and CPR within the last 12 months;
  • regular training and development, taking into account national standards, is routinely available; and
  • pharmacists involved in the delivery of this service should be offered immunisation for Hepatitis B by their employer.

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