Category Archives: 2018/19 Flu Campaign

Resources for 2018/19 flu immunisation campaign.

See https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/annual-flu-programme for National Support Materials.

See https://khub.net/web/sit-cane-influenza/welcome-group for Cumbria & North East Flu Campaign Knowledge Hub.

Influenza – Antiviral Prescribing Guidance

Public Health England have published udated guidance on how to manage suspected or confirmed ‘flu using antiviral agents. – with a new frequently asked questions section. The guidance covers: definitions treatment of suspected or confirmed influenza post-exposure prophylaxis supply of zanamivir acqueous solution use of anti-virals in pregnancy, breastfeeding, hepatic or renal dysfunction

HUHY – “Help Us, Help You”

NHS winter pressures campaigns promote appropriate self-care & illnesss prevention measures and provide signposting & guidance on prudent use of NHS services during the winter period. This winter, NHS England and Public Health England are introducing a new overarching brand that brings together all the winter pressures campaign activity – ‘Help Us, Help You’. The campaign is delivered across a Continue Reading »

Cumbria & North East Flu Campaign 2018/19

The NHS England Screening & Immunisation Team for Cumbria & the North East (ScImm_CaNE) have created an online library of training and reference materials for the 2018/19 ‘Flu Campaign – with the following content: Hyperlinks to Flu information – including links to Health Education England e-Learning for Health interactive learning package on Flu Immunisation for all healthcare professionals PHE Continue Reading »

PHE Vaccine Update – ‘Flu Special Edition

Public Health England have published a ‘Flu Special Edition of the regular Vaccine Update newsletter for healthcare professionals. The ‘flu special edition aims to be a one-stop-shop resource for this year’s flu vaccination campaign and includes information on the following: which flu vaccine to give NICE guidelines: increasing influenza vaccine uptake Greenbook chapter 19 published flu vaccine ordering Continue Reading »