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

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PHE National Flu programme slide set – designed to update HCPs involved in the  2018/19 national flu immunisation programme. Aimed at those that will deliver the programme to all age groups. Includes slides on the childhood flu programme and the live attenuated intranasal vaccine.

PHE Childhood Flu slide set – designed for HCPs delivering the 2018/19 childhood flu immunisation programme. HCPs who will deliver the national programme to all age groups will need to refer to the complete slide set.
Health Protection Team Flu slide set – overview of patterns of flu infection last winter, including data on outbreaks in residential settings, hospital admissions, ICU/HDU admissions and fatalities.
“Fact or Fiction” slide – flu vaccine myth buster on a single slide.
Flu Campaign ‘Top Tips’ slides – guide to reaching at risk groups & maximizing coverage.
Fluad FAQs – background on the new adjuvanted trivalent vaccine for those 65 years and older.
Getting the best from Immform – guide to using the ImmForm Portal for ordering and data submission.
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Users can register with KnowledgeHub and then subscribe to the ScImm_CaNE flu library in order to receive updates. The ScImm_CaNE team plan to add new content throughout the campaign and flu season.

The ScImm_CaNE team are happy to answer questions about the flu campaign and can be contacted by email or by phoning 0113 8253017 Monday to Friday 13:00 – 17:00 hrs.