Flu Immunisation 2020-21

National flu immunisation programme plan

National flu immunisation programme for 2020 to 2021.

Last updated 5 August 2020 

The national flu immunisation programme 2020 to 2021- update letter 
More information about this year’s programme, further to the letter published on 14 May. 

In light of the risk of flu and COVID-19 co-circulating this winter, the national flu immunisation programme will be absolutely essential to protecting vulnerable people
and supporting the resilience of the health and care system.

Flu immunisation training recommendations - guidance (published 5 August 2020)

Guidance on flu immunisation training to support healthcare professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Public Health England (PHE) have examined the National Minimum Standards for Immunisation Training and consulted with experienced trainers. This document sets out recommendations for flu immunisation training for the 2020 to 2021 flu season. It describes what flu immunisers need to know and various ways in which they can obtain training. 

“I’ve had my flu jab” health and social care worker flu vaccination campaign delivered by Public Health England (PHE).

“I’ve had my flu jab” continues last year’s shield motif to emphasise the protective benefit of the flu vaccination and message “Protects You, Your family and patients from the flu, You can give the flu to your family and patients without having any symptoms. Protect those close to you.” to encourage the uptake of flu vaccinations by health and social care workers.

This year there are free print materials as well as digital resources to social care organisations, the materials will feature the CARE logo and will be part of a comms toolkit including posters, stickers and leaflets that can be ordered and social media and other resources that can be downloaded from the Health and Social Care Workers Flu Immunisation and used and adapted to suit local need.

There are a range of digital resources available for download:

1. Comms toolkit including brand guidelines
2. HSCW presentation
3. Editable files
4. Social assets of the following health and social care workers for Twitter, Facebook and Instagram:
      • Doctor
      • Nurse
      • Mental Health Nurse
      • Porter
      • Paramedic
      • Social Worker
      • Community Health Worker
5. Case Studies
6. Screen Savers
7. E-signature

Flu Vaccination Webinar and presentation slides are now available to download from the campaign resource centre at Health and Social Care Workers Flu Immunisation.

Note: Opening of ADDITIONAL Ordering from the Campaign Resource Centre for those who have not already ordered for the Health and Social Care Worker flu vaccination campaign. Available on the PHE Campaign Resource Centre Health and Social Care Workers Flu Immunisation. The resources ordered through the CRC will arrive in September.

Please Note: If you have already completed an "I've had my flu jab" order form and have received an order confirmation your materials will be delivered late August and you do not need to order from the additional materials from the PHE CRC.