Point of care tests for influenza and other respiratory viruses – Public Health England

Support for hospital trusts considering the introduction of point of care testing (POCT) for influenza and other respiratory viruses during winter 2018 to 2019.  This document includes: information regarding POCT test technologies factors to consider for implementation clinical governance and quality assurance

Seasonal Influenza Frontline Healthcare Workers Vaccine Uptake Survey 2018/19: Guidance ImmForm User Guide for Survey Data Providers – Public Health England

2018 to 2019 ImmForm user guidance for survey data providers.  This document informs local NHS England teams and NHS trusts on: how to collect data on flu vaccine uptake among frontline healthcare workers how to upload it to the ImmForm

Seasonal Influenza Frontline Healthcare Workers Vaccine Uptake Data Collection Tool 2018/19: Guidance ImmForm user guide for local NHS England teams, GP practices and Independent Sector Heath Care Providers – Public Health England

2018 to 2019 ImmForm user guidance for frontline healthcare workers including area teams, GP practices and independent sector healthcare providers.  This guidance is for area teams, GP practices and independent sector healthcare providers (social enterprises) on: how to collect data on flu

Extension of NHS seasonal influenza vaccination to social care workers and staff in the voluntary managed hospice sector: letter from Professor Stephen Powis – NHS England

This letter to social care organisations confirms that NHS seasonal flu vaccination will continue in 2018/19 and will be extended to include health and care staff in the voluntary managed hospice sector that offer direct patient/client care as well as

Increasing influenza immunisation uptake among children Flu mmunisation: Best Practice Guidance for General Practice – Public Health England

This leaflet is intended for GPs and practice staff. It provides best practice guidance on how to: prepare to deliver the programme promote the programme set practice goals improve uptake of the vaccine identify eligible children order the vaccines It

The national influenza immunisation programme 2018/19: Inactivated influenza vaccine information for health care practitioners – Public Health England

This document about the inactivated influenza vaccine is intended for healthcare practitioners and includes detailed information on: the background of the programme vaccine handling, administration and constituents vaccine eligibility and precautions eligibility and resources to implement the programme

The flu vaccination winter 2018 to 2019: who should have it and why – Public Health England

This leaflet explains to patients how they can help protect themselves and their children against flu this coming winter. It includes information for children, eligible adults and pregnant women, and explains why it’s very important that people at increased risk

Childhood Influenza Vaccination Programme 2018 to 2019 ImmForm Data Collection Guidance: User guide for local NHS England teams and data providers – Public Health England

User guide for data collection as part of the Childhood Flu Vaccination Programme, in primary school age children from 2018 to 2019. This user guide is aimed at: local public health providers NHS England teams data providers