The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and Public Health England have published new guidance on how to increase uptake of NHS flu vaccinations by identifying and encouraging those 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 encouraged to have the vaccination.
This guideline includes recommendations on:
- using a multicomponent approach
- raising awareness
- offering vaccination
- increasing uptake among eligible groups in primary and secondary care
- audit, monitoring and feedback
- vaccination in carers
- increasing uptake in health and social care staff
Full guideline: Flu vaccination: increasing uptake