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Flu Vaccinations

Volume 226: debated on Wednesday 16 June 1993

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To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what measures are being taken to encourage people in Wales to receive flu vaccinations; and if he will make a statement.

In September of each year the Chief Medical Officer reminds all doctors of those groups of patients for whom immunisation against influenza is recommended. Further details are given in the 1992 edition of the Memorandum "Immunisation Against Infectious Disease" which is issued to all doctors in Wales. Posters are also issued to family health services authorities and health authorities for display in surgeries and other relevant patient areas.