Strong start for flu vaccination uptake in Wales

trainee doctors

14 / 11 / 2014 11.34am

Statistics released from Public Health Wales show a positive start to the flu season in Wales with 31.8 per cent of frontline healthcare workers having had their seasonal influenza vaccination.

Overall figures for the 2013/14 
in Wales show that 40.6 per cent of healthcare workers were vaccinated - a figure that is close to being matched after only two months.

Top performers
The top three performing trusts so far all exceed the 31.8 per cent national average:

• Velindre NHS Trust, uptake of 49.6 per cent
• Cwm Taf UHB, uptake of 39.4 per cent
• Betsi Cadwaladr UHB, uptake of 38.7 per cent 

Cumulative uptake figures for frontline healthcare worker flu vaccination will be published monthly by Public Health Wales. 

National uptake figures will be released during the week commencing 17 November.

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