Seasonal influenza vaccination

Published on: 19th July 2013 | Updated on: 15th March 2022

On 20th July 2015, Community Pharmacy England announced that as part of the 2015/16 community pharmacy funding settlement NHS England had agreed to allow community pharmacies in England to offer a seasonal influenza vaccination service which will be commissioned as an Advanced Service and will commence from September 2015.

Find out more about the Flu Vaccination Advanced Service 

Template service specification
Community Pharmacy England resources

Community Pharmacy England Services Case Studies Hub

Community Pharmacy England Think Pharmacy prospectus: Children’s seasonal flu vaccination (June 2019)

Service case study: A partnered and co-ordinated flu season campaign with GPs (December 2016)

Community Pharmacy England Briefing 069/13: Exemplar Business Case for an NHS Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Service (updated Jun 2015)

Community Pharmacy England Briefing 007/15: Analysis of Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Services 2014/15 in England (Feb 2015)
Following an email survey and a review of seasonal influenza (flu) service specifications and other associated documents, Community Pharmacy England has conducted an analysis on the different flu vaccination services commissioned across England during the 2014/15 flu season. This Community Pharmacy England Briefing provides a summary of this analysis which may be of particular interest to LPCs developing proposals for a seasonal flu vaccination service in their area or those who are reviewing their existing seasonal flu vaccination service for the 2015/16 flu season.

Service case study: Sheffield LPC’s Seasonal Flu Vaccination Programme (2013)

Other resources

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