Seasonal Flu Campaign 2020-2021

In view of the risk of co-circulation of seasonal flu and Covid-19 this winter, the 2020/21 national flu campaign will be essential in protecting our vulnerable patients and reducing clinical workload due to flu.

The following information is intended as a living guide for the seasonal flu vaccination programme for 2020/21, taking into account the additional complexities of delivering a programme during a pandemic and includes national and local changes to the flu programme. It will be updated as required.

Londonwide LMCs Guide: Seasonal Flu Vaccination Programme 2020/21 (version 4.0, published 4.12.2020)

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Document index:

  1. Eligible cohorts for the seasonal flu vaccines
  2. Vaccines that should be offered to eligible cohorts
  3. The delivery model
  4. Care Quality Commission (CQC)
  5. Indemnity
  6. Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  7. Storage of vaccines
  8. Recording
  9. Coding
  10. Contracts and funding
  11. Vaccine uptake ambition
  12. Additional London service level agreements
  13. Training
  14. Increasing uptake - reaching out to vulnerable groups
  15. Communicating with patients
  16. Patient Group Directions (PGDs) and Patient Specific Directions (PSDs)
  17. Appendices
    1. Patients eligible for the seasonal flu campaign
    2. Patients in clinical risk groups eligible for the seasonal flu campaign
  18. List of contributors

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Last updated : 06 Jan 2021

 

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