Flu vaccination uptake figures strong in Wales

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Flu fighter Cymru

18 / 12 / 2015 9.13am

The latest flu vaccination uptake figures have been released from Public Health Wales. Results show that 42.2 per cent of frontline healthcare workers have now been vaccinated. 

This is an increase from last month’s figures of 9.3 per cent of staff and an increase of 2.1 per cent during the same period last year.


Top performers

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

Health Board
 
 Uptake 1 Sept 2015 – 30 Nov 2015 (%)
 Velindre NHS Trust
 56.2
 Abertawe Bro Morgannwg UHB
 52.6
 Powys Teaching HB
 51.4

Most improved

The most improved health boards since last month:

 Health Board
1 Sept 2015 – 30 Nov 2015 (%) 
 1 Sept 2015 – 31 Oct 2014 (%)
 Improved by (%)
 Powys Teaching HB
 51.4 33.3 18.1
 Aneurin Bevan UHB
 35.6 21.5 14.1
 Cardiff and Vale UHB
 39.8 26.9 12.9

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

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