Flu immunisation for primary school children: advice for healthcare teams working with schools

A guide to support healthcare teams working with schools on the extension of the annual flu immunisation programme to children.


Immunising primary school children against flu: a quick guide for healthcare teams working with schools

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This guide provides:

  • an outline for healthcare teams engaging with schools
  • the potential benefits for schools
  • description of a whole-school approach that can be taken to prepare and engage with the programme
  • the communication strategy and key messages that schools may wish to use
  • how the immunisation can offer links to the curriculum for learning on related topics
  • details for healthcare teams about the process of managing consent forms and working with schools
Published 11 June 2015