NHS England have published advice and information on the recommended vaccines for the 2019/20 seasonal flu vaccination programme – to supplement the National flu immunisation programme plan for 2019/20.
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
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 »
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 »