Raising the bar on strength and balance: The importance of community-based provision – Centre for Aging Better

Report that presents the models of delivery, issues, barriers and innovative solutions of community-based strength and balance programmes. Falls are not an inevitable part of ageing and can be prevented. Although there are some NHS rehabilitation services that provide strength

Influenza vaccines for the 2018-19 season: All Influenza Vaccines Marketed in the UK for the 2018/19 season: Vaccine update: Issue 286 – Public Health England

Data on the ovalbumin content of the influenza vaccines for the 2018 to 2019 flu season. The table lists all of the ovalbumin content of the influenza vaccines that are marketed in the UK for the 2018 to 2019 flu vaccination

Disease risk considerations supporting the definition of Avian Influenza Higher Risk Areas in England, Scotland and Wales – Public Health England

Defining an approach to determining higher risk areas for introduction of avian influenza virus into poultry or captive birds due to contact with infected wild birds to comply with Commission Decision (EU) 2018/1136 of 10 August 2018.

2018/19 Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (CPCF) National Clinical Audit: Flu Vaccination for People with Diabetes – NHS England

This guidance document provide information on the 2018/19 Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework National Audit, which is focused on the provision of seasonal influenza vaccination to people with diabetes.

Flu vaccination programme in England: Ninth Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Science and Technology Committee

This report examines the planning for the flu vaccination programme, how advice is formulated and cost-effectiveness issues are addressed, the reasons for different types of vaccines for different groups of the population, the effectiveness and take-up of the vaccination programme,

5 Act Now : Look after yourself, look after others: flu immunisation – NHS England

Fifth in a series of guides NHS England aimed to help health and social care colleagues to take prompt practical actions and use every opportunity to prevent delayed transfers of care. It aims to assist health and social care staff

Guidelines on the management of outbreaks of influenza-like illness in care homes- Public Health England

Guidance for managing seasonal influenza, identifying pathogens and transmission routes for acute respiratory disease in care homes. This guidance covers: case definitions managing cases infection control recording and reporting

Investigation and management of outbreaks of influenza-like illness in schools: Guidance for PHE Centre Health Protection Teams – Public Health England

Guidance for local PHE Centre health protection teams about assessing and managing outbreaks of influenza-like illness (ILI) in schools including: preparedness measures investigation of outbreaks response measures

Seasonal influenza vaccine uptake in children of primary school age: Winter season 2017 to 2018: Final data for 1 September 2017 to 31 January 2018 – Public Health England

This report focuses on results from the final end of season data submitted to PHE for children of school years reception to Year 4 between May and June 2018.  The school-level data returns presented in this report include additional analysis on consents, refusals,

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

Flu vaccination: increasing uptake: NICE guideline [NG103] – NICE

This guideline covers how to increase uptake of the free flu vaccination among people who are eligible. It describes ways to increase awareness and how to use all opportunities in primary and secondary care to identify people who should be

Influenza: the green book, chapter 19 – Public Health England

Updated influenza immunisation information including updates for public health professionals. Influenza is an acute viral infection of the respiratory tract. There are 3 types of influenza virus: A, B and C. Influenza A and influenza B are responsible for most clinical illness. Influenza

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

Flu vaccination programme delivery guidance 2018-19 – NHS England

This document sets out some key information to help general practices and pharmacies to plan for the 2018-19 flu vaccination season, and in particular to answer patient queries about the adjuvanted trivalent flu vaccine (aTIV).

Public Health England: Health and Justice Annual Review 2017/18 – Public Health England

This report focusses on some aspects Public Helath England’s  Health and Justice team’s work during the 2017/18 financial year, specifically with regards to: prisons: including a new National Partnership Agreement on Prison Healthcare in England and supporting the Prison Estate Transformation Programme

An Economic Analysis Of Flu Vaccination – International Longevity Centre UK

Details a new economic model of the costs and benefits from flu vaccination in England using recent efficacy data. It introduces a conservative, static model which provides a partial cost-benefit analysis of vaccination under various scenarios. It also produces estimates of

Surveillance Of Influenza And Other Respiratory Viruses In The UK 2017 To 2018 – Public Health England

Public Health England report on Influenza and other respriatory viruses In the 2017 to 2018 season.  It notes moderate to high levels of influenza activity were observed  in the UK with co-circulation of influenza B and influenza A(H3). The impact