The Health Worker and Social Care worker Flu Vaccination Programme – campaign
The NHS is working with Public Health England to support the vaccination of health and social care workers to protect them, their families and their patients or clients from flu. With one of Europe’s highest rates, the winter of 2018/19 saw a record uptake rate among healthcare workers of more than 70%.
New campaign material is being provided to help you communicate the importance of staff vaccination. Materials include social, video and digital resources as well as some printed items available for pre-ordering. You can register to receive further information from the PHE Campaign Resource Centre and NHS and Social Care Flu leads will be able to order resources from PHE from July 2019.
NICE guidelines: increasing flu vaccine uptake
In its August 2018 guidance on increasing uptake of the flu vaccination NICE dedicated section 1.7 to Employers of health and social care staff.