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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
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star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Influenza: Vaccination 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 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
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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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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake remove filter