Only 20% of frontline NHS staff have flu jab7th January 2011
Only one in five of frontline NHS staff has taken up flu vaccinations this winter.
The figure was described as a “disappointingly low” proportion by NHS chief executive Sir David Nicholson with just 20% of health workers vaccinated against seasonal flu and the H1N1 strain. However, the figure is a rise on last winter when just 18.3% of relevant staff arranged to be vaccinated. With signs of the outbreak reaching its peak, Sir David said he wanted to see the figure much higher next year.
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Title: Only 20% of frontline NHS staff have flu jab
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 17183
Date Added: 7th Jan 2011