PSNC resources and recorded presentation on the national Flu Vaccination Service

PSNC resources and recorded presentation on the national Flu Vaccination Service

September 3, 2019

Following publication of the service specification and the Patient Group Direction (PGD) for the Flu Vaccination Advanced Service 2019/20, PSNC has published a number of resources and recorded a presentation on the national Flu Vaccination Service to support community pharmacy contractors with delivering the service.

Recorded presentation on the Flu Vaccination Service 2019/20
This 15-minute recorded presentation outlines what community pharmacy teams need to know about this year’s Flu Vaccination Service.

PSNC Briefing 031/19: Guidance on the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Advanced Service 2019/20
This Briefing should be read in conjunction with the service specification and PGD and explains what contractors need to do to offer the service.

PSNC Briefing 035/19: Factsheet: Eligible groups for the Flu Vaccination Service 2019/20
This Briefing outlines the eligible groups for the Flu Vaccination Service 2019/20. This could be displayed and used as a ‘quick reference’ to assist with determining if a patient is eligible for a vaccination.

PSNC Briefing 038/19: Pharmacist checklist for the Flu Vaccination Service 2019/20
This PSNC Briefing provides a checklist for community pharmacists (both locum and employed pharmacists) on tasks to complete before providing the service.

PSNC Briefing 039/19: Decision tree: Recommended influenza vaccines 2019/20
This PSNC Briefing outlines the recommended influenza vaccines for the different age groups, including those individuals with an egg allergy, as a decision tree for the 2019/20 service.

Promoting the service to patients
A number of resources are available on the PSNC website including template letters, posters and flyers which pharmacy teams can use to promote the Flu Vaccination Service in their pharmacy.

All of the above resources and further information on the service can also be found on the flu vaccination hub on the PSNC website.



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