The flu steering committee (UK) has produced an app to help healthcare managers capture and report flu vaccinations. The app, designed to reduce the burden of administrative work, helps the performance team “report daily on divisional flu performance which is visible on the Trust intranet and via social media”.
For more information see: http://fabnhsstuff.net/2016/10/23/development-flu-app-nuh/
Dr George Kassianos, UK Immunisation lead at the Royal College of General Practitioners describes the nature of the threat posed by influenza
British GPs have driven up pertussis vaccine coverage in pregnant women from 55.1% to 57.7% in the six months from April to October 2015, higher than levels observed this time last year
NHS Trusts in England and Wales are invited to submit their entries for the NHS employer’s ‘Flu Fighter’ competition.
The Belfast Telegraph report on the experience of Former Welsh Rugby player, Gareth Thomas, who found himself with Pneumonia.