Inactivated influenza vaccine: information for healthcare practitioners
Guidance for healthcare practitioners about the inactivated influenza vaccine.
Ref: PHE publications gateway number 2017248 PDF, 323KB, 17 pages
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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
The slide set which accompanies this guidance can be viewed and is available to download.
Published: 19 October 2016
Updated: 15 August 2017
- Added link to slideset for the 2017 to 2018 national flu immunisation programme; for viewing and downloading.
- Revised guidance for the 2017 to 2018 flu season.
- Updated to include questions on air bubbles in pre-filled syringes and giving flu vaccine to patients taking oral anticoagulants.
- First published.