NHS employers plan to push swine flu jab

Churchard, Claire
October 2009
People Management;10/22/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 22, p7
The article reports that the British Department of Health has pushed National Health Service (NHS) boards to boost swine flu vaccinations among staff. The encouragement came after warnings of low uptake of the swine flu vaccines. A survey of nurses conducted by the "Nursing Times" magazine discovered that only 23 per cent have intentions of having the vaccination.


Related Articles

  • Opinion: There is a culture of bullying in the NHS. Lancelot, Chris // GP: General Practitioner;3/12/2010, p34 

    The author discusses aspects of regulations imposed by Great Britain's Department of Health (DoH) on Great Britain's National Health Service (NHS). He explains bullying is forcing other persons and organizations to make them feel vulnerable, and comments that unilateral changes made by DoH in...

  • Swine flu update: vaccination programme.  // Dental Nursing;Sep2009, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p488 

    The article reports on the development of a vaccination programme against swine influenza in Great Britain. It notes that the Department of Health (DH) declared the priority groups for the vaccination program against swine flu including individuals aged six months up to 65 years, health and...

  • GPs face headache over flu mismatch. Anekwe, Lilian // Pulse;8/5/2009, Vol. 69 Issue 25, p1 

    The article reports that general practitioners (GP) have encountered issues on different flu vaccination campaigns for seasonal and swine flu in Great Britain. GPC Biotech AG explained that seasonal flu vaccine and swine flu vaccine have provisional pecking order with the National Health Service...

  • Exclusive - PCTs launching propaganda drive to promote swine flu jab. Moberly, Tom; Tanday, Sanjay // GP: General Practitioner;9/25/2009, p3 

    The article focuses on the selection of health workers by primary care trusts (PCTs) in Great Britain for taking swine flu vaccines. According to a study by the journal, half of the PCTs have yet to decide which health care worker groups would need the vaccines, while two-third of the PCTs are...

  • SWINE FLU VACCINE CALL FOR NHS STAFF.  // Nursing Standard;8/19/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 50, p7 

    The article reports on an announcement about swine influenza vaccinations that was made in August of 2009 by Ian Dalton, the national director for National Health Service (NHS) Flu Resilience at Great Britain's Department of Health. In the announcement Dalton suggested that NHS managers should...

  • Practices will receive £5.25 per swine flu jab administered. Tanday, Sanjay // Independent Nurse;9/21/2009, p4 

    The article reports on the outcome of negotiations between the British Department of Health, the British Medical Association's General Practitioner committee, and the National Health Service employers regarding a program for swine flu vaccination in Great Britain. An amount of 5.25 British...

  • Swine flu vaccine programme confirmed.  // Community Practitioner;Oct2009, Vol. 82 Issue 10, p6 

    The article reports on the confirmation made by the British Department of Health (DH) and British Medical Association (BMA) General Practitioners Committee on a programme for the delivery of the influenza A/H1N1 vaccine. According to the DH, it will provide guidance on the supply and...

  • Health staff promised latest bird flu vaccine. Gainsbury, Sally // Public Finance;3/3/2006, p14 

    The article reports on the need to use vaccine against bird flu on frontline Great Britain National Health Service staff if the scale and intensity of the threatened bird flu pandemic makes it necessary. 3.5 million doses of the H5N1 vaccine from Baxter and Chiron will be purchased by the...

  • Nurses warn that swine flu jabs will be a serious challenge. Moberly, Tom // Independent Nurse;8/24/2009, p3 

    The article reports that nurse leaders in Great Britain have stated that they will have a hard time administering swine flu and seasonal jabs to priority groups for vaccination. According to the Department of Health (DoH), those ages six months to 65 years will be given seasonal flu vaccine....


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics