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star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Influenza: Vaccination remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to increase the take-up of the flu vaccination among people most at risk of flu. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol West more like this
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Thangam Debbonaire more like this
star this property uin 278543 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-26more like thismore than 2019-07-26
star this property answer text <p>Those most at risk from flu including people over 65, pregnant women, and those in clinical risk groups are offered annual vaccination. At-risk patients are targeted by the Public Health England and NHS England marketing campaign, Help Us Help You, which includes television, radio and advertising supported by public relations, digital search and partnership activity. Communications this year will include messages about a wider range of flu vaccines now available which offer better protection. Help Us Help You can be viewed at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/resources/campaigns/81-help-us-help-you/overview" target="_blank">https://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/resources/campaigns/81-help-us-help-you/overview</a></p><p>The annual flu letter is available at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/annual-national-flu-programme-2019-to-2020-1.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/annual-national-flu-programme-2019-to-2020-1.pdf</a></p><p>Those eligible for flu vaccination can get the vaccine from their general practitioner, or in a scheme introduced in 2015/16, through local pharmacies, thus widening patient access. 80% of maternity service providers also offer vaccination to pregnant women.</p><p>As part of its assurance process NHS England works through its regional teams and clinical commissioning groups to ensure that practices with lowest uptake are contacted and action is taken to increase vaccination rates.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-07-26T11:41:43.6Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-26T11:41:43.6Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this
1138237
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star this property date less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Influenza: Vaccination remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much funding his Department has committed to spend on campaigns to promote flu vaccination in 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton West more like this
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Chris Green more like this
star this property uin 275777 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
star this property answer text <p>Public Health England is planning to spend £1,300,000 on a flu vaccination campaign to encourage eligible members of the public and health and social care workers to take up the free vaccine ahead of the winter season. The spend includes expenditure for advertising on television, radio, national and regional press, outdoor, digital, and printing, excluding VAT. Figures provided are provisional and need to be reconciled following the campaign’s conclusion in November.</p><p>Flu marketing resources can be viewed at following link:</p><p><a href="https://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/resources/campaigns/34-stay-well-this-winter-/resources" target="_blank">https://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/resources/campaigns/34-stay-well-this-winter-/resources</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-07-18T09:01:30.307Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T09:01:30.307Z
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4455
star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Green more like this
1137745
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star this property date less than 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Influenza: Vaccination remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the level of (a) preparedness and (b) stocks of medicine for the administration of the winter flu jab in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Londonderry more like this
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Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
star this property uin 275128 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>NHS England has for the last three years carried out a ‘state of readiness’ assessment for the administration of the winter flu vaccine with the NHS England local public health commissioning teams.</p><p>Public Health England (PHE) supplies flu vaccines for the children’s flu programme. Sufficient vaccine has been procured in the last three years to ensure that all eligible children who present for vaccination can be offered the appropriate vaccine.</p><p>General practitioners are responsible for ordering from manufacturers sufficient flu vaccinations for other eligible groups in their population. PHE and NHS England have for the last three years worked closely with the flu vaccine manufacturers on the supply of sufficient vaccines. In particular, in 2018/19, NHS England worked closely with the manufacturer of the vaccines for the over 65s and service providers to manage the phased delivery of supplies to ensure satisfactory uptake rates were achieved.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-07-15T16:33:58.517Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T16:33:58.517Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Influenza: Vaccination remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the (a) number of doses of flu vaccine required in winter 2019-20 and (b) proportion of those doses which will need to be sourced from outside the UK; and what plans he has in place to ensure the adequate supply of flu vaccine in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal on 31 October 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 268344 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
star this property answer text <p>Flu vaccines for people aged 18 years and older are procured directly from manufacturers and suppliers by providers, based on their local assessment of need. The procurement and distribution of flu vaccines for the children’s aspect of the national flu programme is managed by Public Health England (PHE). Doses of flu vaccine for 2019/20 is estimated using end of season for 2018/19 that are published on GOV.UK at the following links:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/seasonal-flu-vaccine-uptake-in-gp-patients-monthly-data-2018-to-2019" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/seasonal-flu-vaccine-uptake-in-gp-patients-monthly-data-2018-to-2019</a></p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/seasonal-flu-vaccine-uptake-in-healthcare-workers-monthly-data-2018-to-2019" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/seasonal-flu-vaccine-uptake-in-healthcare-workers-monthly-data-2018-to-2019</a></p><p>Seasonal flu vaccines for 2019/20 are currently being manufactured and due for delivery to the market in the autumn. Vaccine production is a complex and multi-stage process, which will involve a touch-point outside of the United Kingdom.</p><p>Officials continuously monitor the flu vaccine supply landscape to enable timely and appropriate action to be taken in the event of supply issues.</p><p>The Department, PHE and NHS England are in regular discussion with the manufacturers to ensure they have appropriate contingency plans in place to prepare for a potential ‘no deal’ scenario.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-06-27T15:20:53.833Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-27T15:20:53.833Z
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4455
star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1130460
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Influenza: Vaccination remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the level of uptake of the most recent flu vaccine. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 261072 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-14more like thismore than 2019-06-14
star this property answer text <p>Cumulative influenza vaccine uptake is collected and evaluated by Public Health England (PHE) nationally and locally. The 2018 to 2019 season included the extension of the childhood programme to all those aged nine rising to 10 years old as well as the phased delivery of the newly licensed adjuvanted vaccine for those aged 65 and over.</p><p>The national school-age vaccination programme achieved the highest levels of vaccine uptake since it started (60.8%, 2,461,563/4,051,698 in 2018/19, compared to 59.5% in 2017/18 1,998,538/3,360,997). Vaccine uptake for the pre-school children’s influenza vaccine programme has also increased further compared to previous seasons. The following table shows uptake figures for 2018/19 and 2017/18.</p><p>Uptake in adult target groups was similar or slightly lower compared to recent seasons and further work is needed to identify underpinning reasons so that uptake can be improved.</p><p>Comparison of flu uptake in groups vaccinated in general practice.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Group</p></td><td><p>2018/19</p></td><td><p>2017/18</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>65 and over</p></td><td><p>72.0% 7,260,596/10,087,873/-</p></td><td><p>72.9% 7,309,125/10,032,613</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>At risk</p></td><td><p>48.0% 3,276,592/6,820,919</p></td><td><p>49.7% 3,353,724/6,742,316</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Pregnant</p></td><td><p>45.2% 293,359/649,233</p></td><td><p>47.0% 318,057/676,159</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Two and three year olds combined</p></td><td><p>44.9% 593706/1,322,663</p></td><td><p>44.0% 585791/1,330,150</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Source: <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/804889/Seasonal_influenza_vaccine_uptake_in_GP_patients_1819.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/804889/Seasonal_influenza_vaccine_uptake_in_GP_patients_1819.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The frontline health care workers with direct patient care saw the highest uptake since the programme started in 2002/3 (70.3% in 2018/19 738488/1,051,038).</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-06-14T12:54:11.043Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-14T12:54:11.043Z
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4455
star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1129160
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star this property date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Influenza: Vaccination remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps is he taking to ensure the adequacy of supplies of flu vaccine for autumn 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Warley more like this
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John Spellar more like this
star this property uin 258987 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
star this property answer text <p>Public Health England (PHE) provides flu vaccines centrally for the children’s flu programme. Sufficient vaccine has been procured to ensure that all eligible children who present for vaccination can be offered the appropriate vaccine.</p><p>General practitioners and other providers are directly responsible for ordering flu vaccine from suppliers which are used to deliver the national flu programme to the other eligible groups. PHE and NHS England maintain oversight at a national level to help facilitate a constant supply of vaccine.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T16:27:41.547Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T16:27:41.547Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Spellar more like this
1128556
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star this property date less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Influenza: Vaccination remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when his Department plans to publish data on the uptake of influenza vaccinations by social care workers in 2018-19. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Norfolk more like this
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Norman Lamb more like this
star this property uin 257680 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-05more like thismore than 2019-06-05
star this property answer text <p>There is no nationally agreed data set or data collection for recording the immunisation of social care workers.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-06-05T15:16:16.713Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-05T15:16:16.713Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this