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National Flu Immunisation Programme 2021/22

Updated on Wednesday, 10 November 2021, 2475 views

Inactivated influenza vaccine Patient Group Direction (PGD) - updated 15 October 2021

LMC Buying Group Seasonal Flu Vaccines Offers 2022-23

The buying group have continued to work with all four vaccine companies for the 2022-23 flu season, all the information is now on their website along with the JCVI advice for 2022-23.  Please find on the following link: https://mailchi.mp/35e8e01251a8/lmc-buying-group-fluvaccines-2223.

Top Tips for Flu Vaccinations

2021 - 22 Guidance for Primary Care in England on accessing DHSC centrally supplied flu vaccines - 8 October 2021

Following the NHSE letter yesterday and update to the Flu ES specification, the Wessex LMC have updated their Flu Top Tips for practices. This can be accessed using the link below: https://www.flipsnack.com/wessexlead/doc-0172-flu-top-tips-brochure-top-2021-22/full-view.html

Enhanced Service Specification Seasonal Influenza Vaccination programme 2021/22 - Updated 29 September 2021

The National Influenza Programme 2021/22 – vaccination of frontline primary care health care workers and available funding - 20 September 2021

National protocol for inactivated influenza vaccine - Updated 5 November 2021

Vaccines for the 2021 to 2022 children’s flu programme supplied by PHE – all vaccines now available to order 23 September 2021

Vaccines for the 2021 to 2022 children’s flu programme supplied by PHE - Fluenz® Tetra (LAIV) now available to order - 26 August 2021

NHS England Enhanced Services Influenza Specifications - Childhood and Seasonal 2021/22

National Flu implementation plan 21/22 - Updated 28 July 2021 - Updated 28 July 2021

For clarity the changes are as follows:

17-July-2021 version was:

29.  At present, the Green Book chapter on the COVID-19 vaccine states that administration of the COVID-19 vaccine should ideally be scheduled with an interval of at least 7 days to another vaccination (including influenza) in order to avoid incorrect attribution of potential adverse events8. Booster vaccines for COVID-19 are currently under consideration, with trials underway to ascertain whether co-administration of COVID-19 and influenza vaccines will be permissible, subject to the advice of JCVI. Early evidence on the concomitant administration of COVID-19 and influenza vaccines used in the UK, supports the delivery of both vaccines at the same time where appropriate.

28-July-2021 version is:

29. Booster vaccines for COVID-19 are currently under consideration, with trials underway to ascertain whether co-administration of COVID-19 and influenza vaccines will be permissible, subject to the advice of JCVI. Early evidence on the concomitant administration of COVID-19 and influenza vaccines used in the UK, supports the delivery of both vaccines at the same time where appropriate.

Achievements and developments during 2021/22 Flu Season 01.04.21

 

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