Influenza Resources 2020/21

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Prepare for the 2020-21 flu season using the information on this set of pages.

 


Update: Local School Immunisation Catchup Arrangements 2020-21

Vaccination UK will provide catch up clinics for children who have missed a vaccination that was scheduled in school. A clinic timetable can be downloaded in the side bar to the right.

  • The clinics offer the influenza vaccination as well as HPV, Men ACWY and DTP vaccines (see eligibility criteria below).
  • All children from reception age to school year seven are eligible for the flu vaccination. This will be offered later in the season.
  • Clinic appointments are necessary. The opening hours vary by location, within the hours 9.30am-3pm during the holidays and 3.30pm-6pm from 1 September 2020. 

Vaccine Eligibility

HPV

  • Year 8 boys and girls only
  • Year 9-12 girls who have missed the vaccination.

DTP & Men ACWY

  • Year 9 boys and girls 
  • Any year 9-12 students who have missed the vaccination in a previous year. Both vaccinations are given at the same time.

MMR

  • available to school aged children who have not received either one or two doses of the vaccine.

For more information please contact Vaccination UK
e: haringeyandislington@vaccinationuk.co.uk 
t: 020 8017 7925 / 020 8017 7926


Winter flu season 2020-21

To access records for patient flu vaccinations, sign up to Sonar (it only takes two minutes). You can also acknowledge your patients or mark as NOP direct from the system.


Please use the London Flu website to search for pharmacies providing the flu vaccination service in London. Please signpost patients to pharmacies as appropriate.


To arrange a Winter Wellbeing session for your elderly patients please email Emily Groves, Head of Programmes at North London Cares.
e: emily.groves@northlondoncares.org.uk 


For children with egg allergy/anaphylaxis concern see this guidance, email referral letter to David Elliman.

e: david.elliman@nhs.net


For children in school years one to seven who missed school vaccination: advise them to contact Vaccination UK. (see update above)
e: haringeyandislington@vaccinationuk.co.uk 
t: 020 8017 7925 / 020 8017 7926