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GPs face losing control of flu jabs programme

GPs face losing control of managing the flu vaccine programme following supply problems in England this winter, the UK's head of immunisation says.

There is a "pretty compelling" case for the government taking charge of ordering and supplying jabs, said Professor David Salisbury.

GPs ran out of seasonal flu jabs earlier this month, forcing ministers to use swine flu vaccine stockpiles. More ….