Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Service 2019-2020
Flu Season 2019/2020 – Stay informed!
The community pharmacy seasonal influenza vaccination advanced service specification and patient group direction (PGD) have been published today – Click HERE
Latest Flu Postcards:
Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Service 2018-2019:-
PSNC Briefing 050.18 Flu Vaccination Service 2018-19 aTIV – Click here
SW Team aTIV FAQs – Click here
PHE leaflet for over 65s flu vaccine – Click here
Information circulated by NHS England 03/09/2018 for community pharmacy – Click here
PharmOutcomes guide for new user name and password – Click here
Service Specification and PGD – As you may have already seen, the service specification and PGD for the 2018/2019 pharmacy advanced service for flu vaccination has now been published. The service commenced on 1 September 2018 following on from the published directions.
The service specification and PGD can be found by clicking the link below.
NHSBSA information – The amendment of the Secretary of State Directions has now been published and a copy can be found on the NHSBSA website along with the service specification and the PGD. The website also has details on how to make a claim. The link to the NHSBSA website is below.
Changes to the service – There are a number of changes to the service so please ensure that you familiarise yourself with the service specification and PGD these include the removal of the requirement to register in advance of providing the service, inclusion of additional patient cohorts, and changes to off-site flu vaccinations. Please see the PSNC briefing here which has more information on the changes.
Adrenaline 150 micrograms auto-injections supply: Urgent actions required by pharmacy teams – Click here
PSNC News Alert 20th Aug 2018 – Flu Vaccination Service 2018/19: PSNC negotiates fee uplift and improvements – Click here
Declaration of Competence – Click here
Flu Outbreaks in Care homes poster – Click here
Weekly flu postcards – Click here
PSNC Briefing 018/18: Flu Vaccination Service 2018/19 – important update for contractors (March 2018) – Click here
National flu immunisation programme 2018/19 letter – Click here
For further information from the Green Book regarding Flu – Click here
Flu vaccine ordering 2018-19 season – Click here