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Inactivated influenza vaccine: information for healthcare practitioners

Guidance for healthcare practitioners about the inactivated influenza vaccine.

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Inactivated influenza vaccine information for healthcare practioners

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Details

This document about the inactivated influenza vaccine is intended for healthcare practitioners and includes detailed information on:

  • the background of the programme
  • vaccine handling, administration and constituents
  • eligibility and resource

View and download the accompanying slide set.

Published 19 October 2016
Last updated 15 August 2017 + show all updates
  1. Added link to slideset for the 2017 to 2018 national flu immunisation programme; for viewing and downloading.
  2. Revised guidance for the 2017 to 2018 flu season.
  3. Updated to include questions on air bubbles in pre-filled syringes and giving flu vaccine to patients taking oral anticoagulants.
  4. First published.