Flu vaccination in schools – GOV.UK

Published 11 May 2017 Last updated 1 October 2020 + show all updates 1 October 2020Added revised consent form. 24 July 2020Added new guidance for the 2020 to 2021 flu season. 4 July 2019Added the new flu season consent form and invitation letter templates. 7 June 2019Added schools flu briefing for the flu season 2019 to 2020. 14 June 2018Updated the annual children's flu programme advice for headteachers, invitation letter and consent form. 11 May 2017First published. Source link

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Flu vaccination: letter template for children aged 2 and 3 years

Published 12 August 2015 Last updated 29 September 2020 + show all updates 29 September 2020Added this year's invitation letter. 3 July 2019Updated invitation letter for the new flu season. 22 August 2018Added revised version of the flu vaccination letter for the childhood flu programme 2018 to 2019. 12 July 2017Revised GP letter template for 2 and 3 year old children. 12 July 2016Updated for 2016 to 2017 flu season. 12 August 2015First published. Source link

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Health matters: flu immunisation programme and COVID-19

The 2020 to 2021 national flu immunisation programme will be the largest one to date, offering 30 million people a flu vaccine. This resource focuses on the delivery of the programme, co-infection of flu and COVID-19 and calls to action for the wider health economy and local authorities as we prepare for the first winter with co-circulation of flu and COVID-19. Source link

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Flu vaccination: letter template for at risk patients and carers

Published 12 August 2015 Last updated 28 September 2020 + show all updates 28 September 2020Added this year's invitation letter. 3 July 2019Added the new season template letter. 22 August 2018Added revised flu vaccination letter for at-risk patients. 12 July 2017Revised GP letter template for at risk patients. 12 July 2016Updated for 2016 to 2017 flu season. 12 August 2015First published. Source link

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Flu immunisation for early years settings including child minders

Published 16 September 2016 Last updated 28 September 2020 + show all updates 28 September 2020Added this year's guidance. 15 October 2019Added pre-school guidance for the 2019 to 2020 flu season. 18 September 2018Added revised guidance for early years childcare settings. 7 September 2017Revised for 2017 to 2018 Annual childhood flu programme. 16 September 2016First published. Source link

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Flu vaccination: easy-read flu vaccination resources

Published 6 August 2015 Last updated 28 September 2020 + show all updates 28 September 2020Added the easy-read flu vaccination during a pandemic flyer. 31 July 2020Added updated easy read flu poster and leaflet for 2020 to 2021. 25 October 2019Added Easy Read flu poster. 20 September 2019Added 'Easy read' version of winter flu leaflet. 15 August 2017Leaflet revised for the Annual flu programme 2017 to 2018. 22 June 2016Revised to include information for those with visual impairment. 6 August 2015First published. Source link

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Seasonal flu vaccine uptake (frontline workers): data collection

Published 10 September 2014 Last updated 28 September 2020 + show all updates 28 September 2020Added 2020 to 2021 update. 27 September 2019Updated the guidance for 2019 to 2020. 14 September 2018Updated report uploaded to the page and the original report deleted. 19 September 2017Document updated to reflect 2017 to 2018 data. 1 November 2016Seasonal influenza frontline healthcare workers vaccine uptake survey: data collection guidance, document has been updated. 13 October 2016Updated for 2016 to 2017 flu season. 23 September 2015Updated guidance for this flu season's uptake survey. 10 September 2014First published. Source link

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Record numbers offered flu vaccine as those with flu and COVID-19 more likely to die

Three of the nation’s senior medics – Dr Yvonne Doyle, Professor Jonathan Van-Tam and Dr Nikita Kanani – are calling on all eligible people to get vaccinated against flu, as new research from Public Health England (PHE) suggests the risk of death more than doubled for people who tested positive for both flu and COVID-19, compared to those with COVID-19 alone. The research, looking at cases between January and April this year, also found that those with co-infection of the 2 viruses were more at risk of severe illness. Most cases of co-infection were in older people and more than half of them died. Flu is a serious…

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