Seasonal flu in the children and young people’s secure estate

Guidance for healthcare and residential staff on responding to individual cases flu, vaccination, recommendations and managing outbreaks.


Seasonal flu guidance for 2018 to 2019 for healthcare staff and residential staff in the Children and Young People’s Secure Estate

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This guidance is for:

  • young offenders institution governors and directors
  • secure children’s home managers
  • directors of children’s social services
  • local authorities
  • secure accommodation network
  • primary healthcare service providers
  • NHS England health and justice commissioners and children’s commissioners
  • Public Health England health protection teams and screening and immunisation leads
  • directors of public health
  • secure welfare coordination unit
  • youth custody service placement teams

This guidance should be read in conjunction with similar prisons guidance.

Published 23 November 2017
Last updated 31 October 2018 + show all updates
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