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Staff thanked as flu vaccine uptake highest on record

Over 80% of those aged 65 and over in England have received the flu vaccine so far this year – the highest uptake ever achieved. NHS England and NHS Improvement, Public Health England (PHE) and the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care are thanking NHS staff for their incredible work in achieving some of the highest ever vaccination rates for flu.

This is the highest uptake ever achieved for this group and is just under 10% higher than this time last year, exceeding the World Health Organization uptake ambition of 75%. More.....