Tagged: influenza

Update to Green Book Chapter 19 Influenza published

The update to Chapter 19 on Influenza includes: changes to the age at which at risk children should be offered flu vaccine if they have not received a dose previously guidance … Read more → – Update to Green Book Chapter 19 Influenza published

Updated guidance for the management of deaths resulting from a flu pandemic

This updated guidance document proposes changes to the procedures for death and cremation certification that could be used in a severe influenza pandemic. It would enable doctors to spend as … Read more → – Updated guidance for the management of deaths resulting from a flu pandemic

Guidance for winter flu vaccination programme published

The Chief Medical Officer, Director of Nursing and Chief Pharmaceutical Officer have today written to GPs and other health professionals emphasising the need to increase flu vaccination rates particularly among: … Read more → – Guidance for winter flu vaccination programme published

The week: issue 222

Register for the NHS Chief Executives Conference 2011, read about today’s publication of the pandemic flu strategy and find out more about the launch of the new £2 million dementia … Read more → – The week: issue 222

The week: issue 221

This week, read Secretary of Health Andrew Lansley’s letter to all NHS chairs about the Government’s proposed changes to public service pension schemes, find out about the launch of Phase … Read more → – The week: issue 221

Remember to get your flu jab

The Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies, is reminding everyone in an at-risk group to come forward and join the estimated seven million people who have already had the … Read more → – Remember to get your flu jab

Plan launched to keep us healthy this winter

Older couple wrapped up for winter weather

The ‘Cold weather plan for England’, which aims to protect people’s health throughout the cold winter months, was launched today – the official start of winter. The cross-Government initiative reminds … Read more → – Plan launched to keep us healthy this winter