Updated flu vaccination figures released by Public Health Wales

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Flu fighter Cymru

15 / 1 / 2016 9.57am

Public Health Wales have now published the updated flu vaccination uptake figures. This latest data shows that 45.6 per cent of frontline healthcare workers with direct patient contact in Wales, have been protected against flu. 

With an increase on the previous month’s figures of 3.4 per cent and an increase of 2.7 per cent from the same period last year, flu teams have maintained their strong start over the festive period and into the new 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 – 31 Dec 2015 (%)
 Velindre NHS Trust
 57.6
 Powys Teaching HB
 55.9
 Abertawe Bro Morgannwg UHB
 53.5

Most improved

The most improved health boards since last month:

 Health Board
1 Sept 2015 – 31 Dec 2015 (%) 
 1 Sept 2015 – 30 Nov 2015 (%)
 Improved by (%)
 Welsh Amb. Service
 19.2 5.1 14.1
 Cardiff and Vale UHB
 45.0 39.8 5.2
 Aneurin Bevan UHB
 40.3 35.6 4.7

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

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