January flu vaccine uptake reaches 67 per cent

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Public Health England have today released the latest round of flu vaccination uptake figures showing that 67.6 per cent or 687,489 frontline healthcare staff had their vaccine between 1 September 2017 and 31 January 2018.

This uptake already beats 2016/17's end of season figure of 63.2 per cent which is a truly impressive achievement and is testament to the hard work NHS trusts have put into their flu campaigns. 

You can see the most improved trusts and the top performing trusts in each type below. Please read this Public Health England report to find individual trust's uptake.

Top five most improved trusts:

 Trust

Vaccine uptake (%)

17/18

Vaccine uptake (%)

16/17

Improvement

(%)

 Yorkshire ambulance service 65.6 18.4 47.1
 Lincolnshire partnership NHS foundation trust 73.1 37.8 35.3
 Frimley health NHS foundation trust 71.2 38.7 32.6
 Sheffield health and social care NHS foundation trust 55.9 24.6 31.3
 Pennine care NHS foundation trust 59.4 30.5 28.9

Top three acute trusts:

Trust

Vaccine uptake (%)

17/18

Vaccine uptake (%)

16/17

 East Lancashire hospitals NHS trust 91.0 84.6
 Wye valley NHS trust 91.0 76.7
 St George's healthcare NHS trust 90.4 72.6

Top three mental health trusts:

Trust

Vaccine uptake (%)

17/18

Vaccine uptake (%)

16/17

 Bradford district care trust   82.9 80.4
 Mersey care NHS trust 78.8 77.8
 2gether NHS foundation trust 76.6 77.2

Top three ambulance trusts:

Trust

Vaccine uptake (%)

17/18

Vaccine uptake (%)

16/17

 West midlands ambulance service NHS trust 75.3 76.2
 East midlands ambulance service NHS trust 72.4 60.9
 South east coast ambulance service NHS trust 69.3 66.6

Top three community trusts:

Trust

Vaccine uptake (%)

17/18

Vaccine uptake (%)

16/7

 Shropshire community health NHS trust 77.6 72.4
 Norfolk community health and care NHS trust 77.1 52.0
 Leeds community healthcare NHS trust 76.8 76.9

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