Flu Vaccination Service

Flu Vaccination Service


On 20th July 2015, PSNC announced that as part of the 2015/16 community pharmacy funding settlement NHS England had agreed to allow community pharmacies in England to offer a seasonal influenza (flu) vaccination service for patients in at-risk groups. This service is the fifth Advanced Service in the English Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (CPCF) and provision of the service commenced from 16th September 2015.

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Introduction and background

Ordering and use of appropriate flu vaccinations

Service specification, Secretary of State Directions, Patient Group Direction and Guidance

Eligible patient groups

Identifying carers eligible for a flu vaccination

Training requirements and resources

Record keeping and data requirements

Patient questionnaire

Communicating with GP practices

Off-site vaccinations

Promoting the service to patients

Resources for pharmacy teams

Information and resources for LPCs

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Claiming payment


Flu vaccination service statistics

Recorded presentation 2017/18

Pharmacists and contractors practising in Wales should visit the Community Pharmacy Wales website for information on flu vaccination services in Wales.

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