Enhanced Service Specification: Seasonal influenza vaccination programme for Care and Nursing home workers 2017/18
As an update to the email sent by David Gibbs on Friday, the full Enhanced Service specification can be found here.
Please note the Enhanced Service is effective from 1 November 2017 to 31 March 2018, so claims can be backdated to the beginning of this month.
The patients eligible for seasonal influenza vaccination under this ES are those patients included in the following definition:
‘Flu immunisation should be provided to health and social care staff, employed by a registered residential care/nursing home or registered domiciliary care provider, who are directly involved in the care of vulnerable patients/clients who are at increased risk from exposure to influenza, meaning those patients/clients in a clinical risk group or aged 65 years and over.’