Updated DHSC Guidance for general practice on accessing DHSC centrally supplied flu vaccines

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As you will be aware, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has announced its intention to run the largest flu programme ever in the 2020/2021 flu season. Part of this includes a drive to increase uptake in existing cohorts eligible for a free vaccine under the NHS programme and also expansion to new groups.

In order to support the expanded vaccination programme, the Department has secured an additional supply of influenza vaccines which arrive later in the season to top up local supplies once they run low. We are now able to confirm the process by which GPs will be able to access this additional stock. A pre-set proportion of this additional stock will also be made available to Trusts and community pharmacy, and the arrangements for them to order against this stock will be confirmed shortly. 

Please note that the stock arrives during October, November and December.

Read the full announcement and see the detailed guidance below. 


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Expiry date: Dec 31st, 2020