FLU VACCINATION OF SOCIAL CARE WORKERS – QUICK ACCESS LINKS & FAQs


As you are aware, NHS England and Public Health announced the addition of care workers and domiciliary care workers as an eligible group to the community pharmacy NHS Flu Vaccination Advanced Service 2017/18.

Therefore, I have enclosed several quick access links from the PSNC resources and guidance, including FAQs

If you have any other queries, please contact the LPC, we will be happy to help!

Care home and domiciliary care workers

service specification and Patient Group Direction (PGD)

PSNC resources

PSNC Briefing 085/17: A summary of changes to the Flu Vaccination Service 2017/18 documents

PSNC has produced the below resources for contractors and LPCs to use when communicating about this change in the service:

Evidence of employment letter (Word) (new)

Contractors and LPCs can share this template letter with employers of care home and domiciliary care workers which can be used as proof of eligibility for vaccination. The letter is to be used on the employer’s letterhead.

Resources to promote the service

Poster aimed at care home and domiciliary care workers (PDF) (new)

Flu counter top notice (PDF) (new)

Template letters/emails for contractors:

Contractors to local care providers (Word) (new)

Template letters/emails for LPCs:

Local media press release (Word) (new)

LPCs to umbrella local care provider support organisations (Word) (new)

LPCs to stakeholders (Word) (new)