Publication

Publication name: Childhood flu immunisation in Scotland: resources for health professionals
Date: 08 August 2018
Description: The resources listed below are aimed at health professionals supporting the National Flu Immunisation Programme.

For GPs:
• Posters aimed at parents of 2–5-year-olds for display in your practice.
• Reference copies of the leaflets for display in your practice – parents will receive the leaflet as part of their invitation and central letter.
• For information purposes only, a sample of the invitation letter that all parents of 2–5-year-olds will receive.

The practice nurse folder/pack contains:
• samples of the poster aimed at parents of 2–5-year-olds
• childhood flu information leaflet for parents of 2–5-year-olds who are not yet in school
• for information purposes only, a sample of the invitation letter sent to all parents of 2–5-year-olds
• samples of the preschool flu stickers
• samples of the post-immunisation advice leaflet for health professionals to use when discussing the immunisation with parents.

Staff in education supporting the childhood flu programme, please visit the Health Scotland website at www.healthscotland.scot/educationpack

Parents should be signposted for more information to the NHS Inform website - www.nhsinform.scot/childflu - where they can watch a film of the flu vaccine being given to children.
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