13 / 3 / 2015 10.11am
Statistics released from Public Health Wales show that Welsh NHS organisations have continued to increase uptake of the flu vaccination this season, with 44.3 per cent of frontline healthcare workers having received it.
Overall figures for last year's flu season (2013/14) in Wales show that 41.4 per cent of healthcare workers were vaccinated. By the end of February in the current season (2014/15), organisations had significantly exceeded this by 2.9 per cent.
Currently, the top three performing organisations are:
Velindre NHS Trust - uptake of 64.9 per cent.
Powys Teaching HB - uptake of 50.4 per cent.
Betsi Cadwaladr UHB - uptake of 50.3 per cent.
Cumulative uptake figures for frontline healthcare worker flu vaccination are published monthly by Public Health Wales.