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Flu Jab

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Pharmacies notify GPs of 30k flu jabs

GPs have been electronically notified about 30,000 flu vaccines provided in community pharmacies during the flu season.

DHSC orders 400,000 additional flu jabs for winter

The DHSC has ordered 400,000 extra doses of the adult flu vaccine for the 2019-20 flu season, it was announced yesterday.

Over-65s flu jab supplier on track to meet “agreed times”

The manufacturer of influenza vaccines for over-65s says it is on track to deliver stock to pharmacies on time.

PSNC secures increase in pharmacy flu service fees

Pharmacy fees for the 2019-20 flu vaccination service have increased to £9.58 – an increase of 10p on 2011-19.

Flu vaccine for under-65s to be delayed, says NHS

Community pharmacies may be affected by delayed supplies of one of the recommended flu vaccines.

Welsh pharmacy flu jab success

Researchers from the Cardiff School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences analysed records of flu vaccinations delivered in community pharmacies

Exclusive: Vaccination claims ‘to follow US growth trends’

The PDA said it expects civil claims against pharmacists over immunisations to follow a “very similar” growth trend to the US

Flu jab saves lives in heart failure

Flu vaccination seems to reduce both all-cause and cardiovascular mortality, according to research

Poor flu jab uptake linked to deprivation

People in the most socioeconomically deprived quintile accounted for 53 per cent of flu hospitalisations

New flu jab close to approval

The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use recently offered a positive opinion for Seqirus’s QIVc

Pharmacists and patients have been let down by flu jab shambles

By Richard Thomas, editor, Pharmacy Magazine Those curmudgeons who harp on about pharmacists’ supposed inability to adapt or deliver at scale should be pointed to the national flu vaccination service. In just three seasons, community pharmacies have become the preferred choice for many wanting a jab, both private and NHS. Last year pharmacists carried out 1.3 million vaccinations, no appointment necessary, with patients raving about the convenience and accessibility on offer. Researchers proved it was cost-effective, the fee was increased, the service specification widened – what could possibly go wrong?

Gearing up for the flu vaccination 2018-19

Information and promotional resources to support the 2018-19 flu vaccination programme are becoming available, including an interactive immunisation e-learning programme



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