Millions of extra flu vaccines will soon be available

Millions of extra flu vaccines will soon be available

November 9, 2020

1. Guidance issued on ordering additional vaccines

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) have now issued  guidance on how to order additional flu vaccination stock. Details are shown in the following DHSC letter:


2. NHS support the most comprehensive flu vaccination programme in the UK’s history by authorising use of Flublok® in the UK

More than 30 million people will be vaccinated this year to protect them from flu, with priority being given to the most vulnerable, elderly and children. To support this, millions of doses of Flublok® have been authorised for supply by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency as part of the NHS response to the ongoing public health crisis after it met the standards of safety, quality and effectiveness.

The following Government website press release provides more details:

 



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