Strong start for flu vaccination uptake in Wales

Flu fighter Cymru

20 / 11 / 2015 2pm

Statistics released from Public Health Wales show a positive start to the flu season in Wales with 32.9  per cent of staff with direct patient contact having had their seasonal flu vaccination.

This is an improvement on last year's figure, which showed that 31.8 per cent of staff with direct patient care had been vaccinated during the same period.

Top performers

The top three performing health boards and trusts (figures show percentage of staff with direct patient contact immunised):

  • Public Health Wales NHS Trust, 49.0 per cent
  • Abertawe Bro Morgannwg UHB, 48.1 per cent
  • Velindre NHS Trust, 44.1 per cent

Cumulative uptake figures for frontline healthcare worker flu vaccinations are published monthly by Public Health Wales. 

Latest Tweets

Why Register?

Great reasons to register with NHS Employers

  • A personalised website
    Manage your profile and select topics of interest to you
  • Access your dashboard
    Bookmark useful content to help you quickly find what you're looking for
  • Get involved
    Contribute to our Talking Points discussions, comment on and rate our webpages
  • Keep up to date
    Receive the latest newsletters and media summaries

Sounds great, what next?

Register Now

Not now, I will register later

Log In