November flu vaccination figures announced

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Public Health England have today released the latest round of flu vaccination uptake figures, covering the period 1 September 2017 to 30 November 2017. 

The figures show that 59.3 per cent or 583,836 of eligible frontline healthcare workers in the NHS have now received their flu jab. This is an increase of 3.7 per cent or 50,477 more healthcare workers having their jab compared to this time last year.

You can see the individual uptake of each trust in this report from Public Health England.

The five most improved trusts are:

Trust  Vaccine uptake (%) 17/18   Vaccine uptake (%) 16/17  Improvement (%)
Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust 55.8 16.7 39.1
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust 62.8 24.8 37.8
East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust 72.3 40.7 31.5
South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust 49.5 18.0 31.5
Frimley Heath NHS Foundation Trust 66.0 36.7 29.3

Top three acute trusts

Trust   Vaccine uptake (%) 17/18
Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 85.9
Wye Valley NHS Trust 85.5
Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 84.6

Top three mental health trusts

 Trust Vaccine uptake (%) 17/18
2gether NHS Foundation Trust 73.3
5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust 71.3
Mersey Care NHS Trust 70.0

Top three ambulance trusts

Trust   Vaccine uptake (%) 17/18
West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust 66.9
East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust 66.8
South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Trust 57.3

 Top three community trusts

 Trust  Vaccine uptake (%) 17/18
Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust 71.5
Wirral Community NHS Trust 70.1
Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust 70.0

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