VACCINATION LIVE HIGHLIGHTS


July 2020 - Influenza Disease and Vaccination Update


Discover key insights from our Vaccination Live webinar - 'Influenza Disease and Vaccination'.  Watch full sessions on-demand, explore highlights on key topics and learn more about the strategies to improve flu vaccine uptake in your practice.


On-demand webinar


Influenza disease and vaccination update

53 minutes - Recorded from sessions on 23rd, 24th, 29th, 30th and 31st July 2020

Join Pauline MacDonald for this on-demand webinar as she explores the fundamentals of influenza disease and the latest updates to the national influenza program for the 2020/21 season.

(The views expressed are those of the speaker and may not represent the views of Sanofi Pasteur. Healthcare Professionals should use their own clinical judgement and current local and national guidelines in decision making)


Event highlights

Evolution of the influenza virus

5 minutes

Pauline MacDonald explains how influenza strains are named and how they evolve over time.

(The views expressed are those of the speaker and may not represent the views of Sanofi Pasteur. Healthcare Professionals should use their own clinical judgement and current local and national guidelines in decision making)

 

Influenza Vaccine Production

5 minutes

Pauline MacDonald explores the influenza vaccine strains for the 2020/21 season and how they are incorporated in vaccine production.

(The views expressed are those of the speaker and may not represent the views of Sanofi Pasteur. Healthcare Professionals should use their own clinical judgement and current local and national guidelines in decision making)

 

National influenza programme for 2020/21

5 minutes

Pauline MacDonald summarises the PHE guidance on those who are eligible and recommended to receive a reimbursed influenza vaccination in the 2020/21 season.

(The views expressed are those of the speaker and may not represent the views of Sanofi Pasteur. Healthcare Professionals should use their own clinical judgement and current local and national guidelines in decision making)

 

Recommended Vaccines for 2020/21

5 minutes

Pauline MacDonald recounts the vaccines recommended by the JCVI for use in the 2020/21 season and the rationale behind the recommendations.

(The views expressed are those of the speaker and may not represent the views of Sanofi Pasteur. Healthcare Professionals should use their own clinical judgement and current local and national guidelines in decision making)

 

Q&A sessions

Influenza and COVID-19

5 minutes

Find out more about how the co-circulation of influenza and COVID-19 could impact daily practise.

(The views expressed are those of the speaker and may not represent the views of Sanofi Pasteur. Healthcare Professionals should use their own clinical judgement and current local and national guidelines in decision making. Due to the rapidly evolving understanding of COVID-19, the views expressed here may not be accurate over time. Always consult the latest NHS and government guidelines)

 

General influenza

5 minutes

Find out more about how the co-circulation of influenza and COVID-19 could impact daily practise.

Discover the answers to frequently asked questions on influenza.

(The views expressed are those of the speaker and may not represent the views of Sanofi Pasteur. Healthcare Professionals should use their own clinical judgement and current local and national guidelines in decision making. Due to the rapidly evolving understanding of COVID-19, the views expressed here may not be accurate over time. Always consult the latest NHS and government guidelines)


Infographic


Best practise for improving flu vaccine uptake


Download this visual infographic that highlights best practise points to help increase flu vaccination uptake in your clinic.

 
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Pauline MacDonald


Pauline MacDonald  
  • An Independent Consultant Nurse specialising in Immunisation and Infection Prevention
  • Providing education, training and support to numerous public sector, private healthcare and pharmaceutical industry clients
  • Served in the Army for 25 years before working in NHS Primary Care Trust, Public Health England and a Nurse Member of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI)





Date of preparation: August 2020 | MAT-GB-2001762(v1.0)