Influenza vaccine: ovalbumin content – GOV.UK

Published 29 July 2016 Last updated 1 December 2020 + show all updates 1 December 2020 Ovalbumin content list updated. 10 June 2020 Added table for the 2020 to 2021 flu season. 4 July 2019 Updated title of document to ‘Influenza vaccines: 2019 to 2020 flu season.’ 3 July 2019 Updated with the vaccines for the …
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Inactivated influenza vaccine: PGD template

Published 25 August 2015 Last updated 23 November 2020 + show all updates 23 November 2020 Added updated inactivated Influenza Vaccine PGD V08.00: extension of eligible cohorts. 18 November 2020 Added Inactivated Influenza Vaccine PGD V08.00: extension of eligible cohorts. 26 August 2020 Added inactivated influenza PGD V08.00. 8 July 2019 Added routine review and update …
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Avian influenza identified in wild birds in South West of England

The UK’s Chief Veterinary Officer has confirmed that routine monitoring has detected the H5N8 strain of avian influenza in a very small number of wild birds in Gloucestershire, Devon and Dorset. Wild geese near Stroud in Gloucestershire and swans near Dawlish in Devon have tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8. In addition, a …
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Avian influenza (bird flu) identified at Cheshire broiler breeder

Avian influenza of the H5N8 strain has been confirmed at a premises near Frodsham in Cheshire today (Monday 2 November). Further testing is underway to determine if it is a highly pathogenic strain and whether it is related to the virus currently circulating in Europe. All 13,000 birds at the farm, which produces hatching eggs, …
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Avian influenza (bird flu) identified at Kent farm

Avian influenza of the H5N2 strain has been confirmed in at a small commercial premises near Deal in Kent today (2 November). All 480 birds on site will be humanely culled to limit the spread of the disease. A 1km Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza (LPAI) Restricted Zone has also been put in place around the …
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Influenza: the green book, chapter 19

Published 20 March 2013 Last updated 29 October 2020 + show all updates 29 October 2020 Updated to include information on the recombinant quadrivalent influenza vaccine. 23 April 2019 Updated the asthma and egg allergy sections and added information on newly licensed influenza vaccines. 15 August 2018 Updated section on administration of flu vaccine and general …
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COVID-19 and influenza point of care testing results: how to report

The regulations state that all COVID-19 and influenza positive, indeterminate, negative and void results from point of care testing (POCT) are mandated by law to be reported to Public Health England (PHE). POCT is defined as a diagnostic test that is performed outside of the laboratory setting. This will be set out in amendments to …
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Seasonal influenza vaccine uptake (GP patient survey) data collection

Published 15 October 2016 Last updated 15 October 2020 + show all updates 15 October 2020 New, updated version of the user guide. 5 November 2019 Removed survey datasets. 17 October 2019 Added user guide for 2019 to 2020 season. 19 October 2018 Replaced document to reflect 2018 to 2019 data. 19 September 2017 Document has …
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Inactivated influenza vaccine: information for healthcare practitioners

Published 19 October 2016 Last updated 11 September 2020 + show all updates 11 September 2020 Added guidance for the winter 2020 to 2021 flu programme. 26 November 2019 Updated antibiotic section and reference to gelatin. 22 October 2019 Revised the guidance to include information on checkpoint inhibitors. 20 August 2019 Added new version for the …
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