Influenza: Vaccination

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 22nd February 2018.

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Photo of Jon Ashworth Jon Ashworth Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the correspondence between his Department, Public Health England and NHS England on the type of vaccine that GPs have been advised to order for winter 2018-19.

Photo of Steve Brine Steve Brine The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

NHS England issued advice to general practitioners (GPs) and community pharmacists on 5 February 2018 on which influenza vaccines should be ordered for the adult seasonal flu programme (eligible individuals aged 18 years and over) in 2018/19. This advice was sent to ensure that GPs and community pharmacists order the most clinically effective vaccines for the coming season.

A copy of the letter is attached.

PQ128225 attached document (PDF Document, 333.76 KB)

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