Childhood flu programme: information for healthcare practitioners

Flu vaccination programme for children, information on the vaccination and how to administer it.


The national childhood flu immunisation programme 2016 to 2017: information for healthcare practitioners

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.


Updated guidance on the flu vaccination and vaccination programme. The document includes information on:

  • what flu is
  • the flu vaccine
  • dosage
  • administering the vaccine
  • advice on vaccinating children with an egg allergy
  • further resources