Flu PGD

Interested in offering your patients the flu vaccination privately?

We have the PGDs and support material to help get you started.

 

NPA Flu PGD Pack (2017-18 season)

Flu Pack PGDs included Types of training available
General Seasonal Influenza (intramuscular) Generic IM, Fluenz Tetra, Intanza, Tamiflu Full Training (every 2 years)

Practical face-to-face which covers:

Multiple vaccination techniques for administering vaccines through different routes (intramuscular, intranasal, subcutaneous, intradermal) + basic life support + management of anaphylaxis

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Online Training covering:

Multiple vaccination techniques for administering all types of vaccines (intramuscular, intranasal, subcutaneous, intradermal) + basic life support + management of anaphylaxis

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Clinical learning for PGDs + assessment

Online training

which covers:

Multiple vaccination techniques for administering all types of vaccines (intramuscular, intranasal, subcutaneous, intradermal) + basic life support + management of anaphylaxis

+

Clinical learning for PGDs + assessment

Refresher training – required in alternate years from full training

Online training covering:

Multiple vaccination techniques for administering all types of vaccines (intramuscular, intranasal, subcutaneous, intradermal) + basic life support + management of anaphylaxis

+

Clinical learning for PGDs + assessment

Emergency

Hepatitis B Generic  ( Engerix and HBVAXPRO)
Adrenaline Adrenaline injection BP 1:1000
Other Vaccines
Meningitis B Bexsero
Meningitis ACWY Generic covering Menveo and Nimenrix

Why offer a flu vaccination service?

Benefits for your customers:

  • Community pharmacies are highly accessible
    • located within the heart of local communities
    • 96% of the population can access a pharmacy within 20 minutes by walking/public transport
    • Potential to reduce health inequalities through access to hard-to-reach patient groups
    • Help improve the health of the local population
  • Convenient – no appointment necessary
  • Out of hours access due to extended hours/long opening hours
  • Assurance of being vaccinated by a trained, accredited, trusted, front-line health care professional

 

Benefits for your business:

  • Opportunity to advise and vaccinate patients with long-term health conditions
  • Allows your patients to be better informed on the benefits of a flu vaccination
  • Provide a new skill set for the pharmacist
  • Enable a new income stream for your business
  • Could help build your community profile
  • Can help raise the importance of the role that you can provide to the local community as well as to local and national commissioners
  • Provide an opportunity to raise customer awareness of other services on offer

 

Flu refresher training

Criteria for refresher training + private flu PGD

The pharmacist must:

  • Have successfully administered 30 or more vaccines during the previous flu season
  • Have successfully completed an accredited, face-to-face seasonal flu training course (covering vaccination techniques, basic life support, and anaphylaxis management) within the last 12 months and can provide a certificate to cover this
  • Sign a declaration to confirm that they are trained, confident and competent to offer the service; this includes administering vaccines, treatment of anaphylaxis and carrying out resuscitation techniques where appropriate
  • Complete the online training modules on vaccination techniques, anaphylaxis, influenza and hepatitis B

Prices

 Full vaccination training (online and practical)
Flu PGD training package Practical training held at NPA office/client’s own venue Practical training held at external venue Online training only (vaccination refresher)
NPA member Prices Non member prices NPA member prices Non member prices NPA member prices Non member prices
Flu Pack (2017-18) £85 £128 £115 £173 £23 £35
Flu + Meningitis B1,2 £115 £173 £145 £218 £53 £80
Flu + Meningitis ACWY1,2 £110 £165.50 £140 £210.50 £48 £72.50
Flu + Meningitis B1,2 + Meningitis ACWY1,2 £140 £210.50 £170 £255.50 £58 £117.50
Flu + Oral £205 £308 £235 £353 £143 £215
Flu + Oral + Meningitis B1,2 £235 £353 £265 £398 £173 £260
Flu + Oral + Meningitis ACWY1,2 £230 £345.50 £260 £390.50 £168 £252.50
Flu + Oral + Meningitis B1,2 + Meningitis ACWY1,2 £260 £390.50 £290 £435.50 £198 £297.50

UPDATE

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