NHS Flu Vaccination Service
The 2019-2020 Flu service has been recommissioned.
The PSNC have a dedicated page click here
This year we have two vaccines:
- aTIV/QIVc aimed at 65+ age group
- QIV/QIVc aimed at 18-64 age group
Patient Group Direction
The PGD is available to read HERE.
Flu – Service Level Agreement
The SLA is available to read HERE.
Flu Fact sheet for eligible groups 2019-2020 for the National Flu Vaccination Service 2019-2020. Click HERE
Claiming for Flu Payment via MYS.
Please ensure you register as soon as possible.
Contractors providing the Flu Vaccination Service will be paid £8.08 per administered dose of vaccine plus an additional fee of £1.50 per vaccination (i.e. a total of £9.58 per administered vaccine). The additional fee is in recognition of costs incurred relating to the provision of the service including training and disposal of clinical waste. Such costs are not reimbursed elsewhere in the CPCF.
Community pharmacy contractors must can claim payment monthly, via the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) Manage Your Service (MYS) application. Paper claim forms will not be accepted.
Claims will be accepted by the NHSBSA within six months of administration of the vaccination or by 31st August 2020, whichever date is earlier, in accordance with the usual Drug Tariff claims process. Later claims will not be processed
Changes to Training:
Update training on Life Support and Injection Technique needs to be completed every 3 years.
The DoC self declaration needs to be completed every 2 years. If you are new to vaccination, then you need to complete a period of supervised vaccination clinical skills to deliver this service.
Below are links to training providers.
Virtual Outcomes has excellent training material for all the pharmacy team together with resources such as checklists in preparation for the Flu Campaign. Click here for the link to Virtual Outcomes.
Click to access the Flu Medications – Flu Medication List
Click to access the Flu Top Tips – Flu Service Top Tips
Click to access the Flu Guide from Liverpool LPC – LPC Flu Guide 2019-20