Guidance

Flu vaccination in schools

Flu vaccination guidance and resources for schools.

Documents

Flu vaccination: advice for headteachers

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Flu vaccination: invitation template letter for school children

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Flu vaccination: consent form template

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Resources to support flu vaccination in schools.

Advice for head teachers

This guidance has been produced to assist head teachers and their school staff and answers the most frequently asked questions regarding the nasal spray flu vaccination being offered to children in primary schools during the autumn term 2017, and is intended for:

  • headteachers
  • school teaching and support staff

It is not intended for children, parents or guardians, as they will receive their own dedicated information at the appropriate time. Please see below for details on how to order this publication.

Flu immunisation invitation letter template

This letter template can be downloaded and adapted to suit needs of local healthcare teams. It should be sent to parents of eligible children, along with an accompanying information leaflet and consent form.

This consent form template can be downloaded and adapted to suit needs of local healthcare teams. It should be sent to parents of eligible children, along with an information leaflet.

The Advice for head teachers publication (product code 2016027) can be ordered from:

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Published 11 May 2017