Deadline for ordering Fluad from Seqirus UK Ltd

Deadline for ordering Fluad from Seqirus UK Ltd

March 29, 2019

Order by Sunday 31st March 2019

Community pharmacy contractors are reminded that the deadline for placing flu vaccine orders with Seqirus UK Ltd is by this Sunday 31st March 2019; after this date you will not be able to obtain a vaccine supply of Fluad (adjuvanted trivalent influenza vaccine (aTIV)).

A list of the  recommended vaccines for which you can claim reimbursement through the NHS flu advanced services can be downloaded here.

Annual Flu letter published for 2019/20

The Department of Health and Social Care, Public Health England and NHS England have jointly published a letter to provide further information on the national flu immunisation programme 2019/20.

The groups included in the eligibility criteria for 2019/20 will remain the same as in 2018/19. Additionally, NHS England will continue to support vaccination of social care and hospice workers. Please note, individuals under the age of 18 cannot be vaccinated under the Community Pharmacy Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Advanced Service.

The letter also outlines the vaccines licensed to be used for the 2019/20 programme, as recommended by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation and agreed by NHS England.

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