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

Flu Vaccination Service 2019/20: PSNC negotiates fee uplift and agrees changes to the service

PSNC Briefing 031/19: Guidance on the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Advanced Service 2019/20 (August 2019)

PSNC’s Flu Vaccination FAQs

Latest Flu Postcards:

Latest postcards here & here

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Postcard 3

Postcard 2

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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.

https://www.england.nhs.uk/publication/community-pharmacy-seasonal-influenza-vaccine-service/

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.

https://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/pharmacies-gp-practices-and-appliance-contractors/dispensing-contractors-information/community-1

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