Seasonal flu vaccination

Influenza immunisation remains the most effective method to help protect against the infection.


Many councils are communicating the benefits of vaccination for their staff, residents and those receiving homecare. Along with other interventions, influenza immunisation is an important tool for preventing and controlling respiratory infections in health and social care settings.

Flu immunisation for social care staff

NHS Employers have produced materials and guidance and are willing to support vaccination of staff working in this sector. Email flufighter@nhsemployers.org 

Why it matters: evidence on vaccinating health and care staff against influenza

Further information on the national influenza programme is available for staff on the Public Health England website.