Advanced Flu Vaccinations Service 2017/18

The national influenza vaccination programme for winter 2017/18 has been confirmed and The Flu Plan – published by the Department of Health, NHS England and Public Health England –  sets out a coordinated and evidence-based approach to planning for, and responding to, the demands of influenza across England.

A supporting letter for healthcare professionals, issued in conjunction with the Flu Plan, has also been published.  Please click on the link below for details:

Annual Flu Letter 2017-18

Annual Flu Plan 2017-18

How to Run an Effective Pharmacy Flu Vaccination Clinic

As flu vaccinations has become a key service provided by CPNY pharmacy contractors, a document has been created to make sure you run your clinic as effectively as possible.

The following document was produced by Syd Bashford, of Scarborough Delivery Chemists, and contains his top tips on the matter, as he successfully achieved 250+ flu vaccinations over the 2014/15 flu vaccination period.

How to Run an Effective Pharmacy Flu Vaccination Clinic


Please download these posters to display in and around your pharmacy to increase awareness that main carers and pregnant women are eligible for the free flu jab. Also a general poster promoting the service:

CPNY Flu Jab – General Poster

CPNY Flu Jab – Carers Poster

CPNY Flu Jab – Pregnant Poster

CPNY Flu Jab – Not Too Late Poster