NHS Flu Service (Influenza vaccination)

Information and ideas to help you maximise opportunities for providing the NHS Flu Service in your pharmacy

The 'CPSC Flu updates' drop down boxes below contains our week by week series of communications and additional information; providing weekly information updates and suggested tasks to complete in order to support your teams successful delivery this year.

Below, we have produced referenced indexes for all other important flu related information, documents and resources that we have uploaded into the numerous CPSC news articles published:

- The indexes are automatically created in date order (newest at the top)

Flu comms from NHS England

Flu comms from other key stakeholders

Additional information:

Provision of Flu Service to Carers

The first opportunity to boost your patient numbers this year is by promoting the availability of free NHS Flu vaccinations to unpaid Carers during the forthcoming Carers Week. Click the link below for details of what you can do:

Carers Week: 10th - 16th June 2019

During the flu season it's important to try and identify people who may not realise that they are eligible for a free flu vaccination as an unpaid carer. See below for some resources to help promote this:

Carers & Flu poster

The following templates can be adapted for use in your pharmacy (produced by PSNC)

Carers leaflet about pharmacy services

Carers leaflet about managing medicines

Provision of Flu Service to Care Home workers and Domiciliary Care workers

Update 2018/19 season

This important cohort group has been included in the Annual Flu programme for 2018.

2017/18 Season

Details on the current provision status with regard to providing flu vaccinations to this new cohort of patients is contained in the following CPSC News item link dated 22nd November 2017.


Archive CPSC Flu Postcard information