Influenza vaccine uptake is reported to the Department by primary care trusts (PCT) and strategic health authorities (SHAs) and is based on the number of patients registered at reporting general practitioners practices who were vaccinated between 1 September 2007 and 31 January 2008. Data are not collected by constituency.
Influenza vaccine uptake for those 65 years and over was 77 per cent. for Sunderland Teaching PCT and 74 per cent. overall in England.
This information and influenza uptake information for all PCTs and SHAs has been placed in the Library and is also available at: