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Publication name: Childhood flu immunisation in Scotland: resources for school staff 2017/18
Date: 17 July 2017
Description: The resources listed below make up the Flu Education Pack and are aimed at school staff supporting the National Flu Immunisation Programme. More specifically, below you can find electronic copies of:

• The “Flu immunisation in primary schools in Scotland” for Head Teachers, which contains background detail on the flu programme and a useful guide for planning the immunisation sessions at your school.
• Suggested classroom-based activities about flu and immunisation, with clear links to Curriculum for Excellence.
• Samples of the invitation letter and leaflet which are sent to parents (please note these should not be sent to parents as they are reference copies for information purposes only).
• A sample of the post-immunisation advice leaflet, which is provided to parents following their child’s immunisation (please note this is a reference copy, for information purposes only).
• The consent form guidance, a resource to help support parents to accurately complete the consent form.
• The staffroom poster, a resource to raise awareness of the Education Pack with teachers and staff in your school.
• Copies of posters for display in schools to increase awareness among parents and children about the flu immunisation programme

The ‘You and flu’ film with short clips aimed at parents/carers, children and teachers, can be found at the Immunisation Scotland website: immunisationscotland.org.uk/childflu and can be shown in classroom and/or assemblies. The film introduces flu and the concept of immunisation in a fun and engaging way. It also shows the way the nasal spray vaccine is administered.

Health Professionals supporting the childhood flu programme, please visit the Health Scotland website – www.healthscotland.com/childflu
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A3 Childhood flu staffroom poster-July 2017-English.pdf   [343.64 KB]

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A3 Primary childhood flu posters-July 2017-English.pdf   [318.14 KB]

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Classroom activity sheets-July 2017-English.pdf   [91.44 KB]

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Flu immunisation in primary schools-July 2017-English.pdf   [580.22 KB]

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Help protect your child against flu primary school-July 2017-English_2.pdf   [238.47 KB]

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Sample form-July 2017-English.pdf   [125.25 KB]

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Sample letter primary school -July 2017-English.pdf   [44.22 KB]

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What to expect after the flu vaccine-July 2017-English.pdf   [159.22 KB]

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