Influencing low vaccine uptake using a quality improvement appoach

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: NOTMAN, Frances (NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Public Health)
  • Co-author(s): Frances Notman: Public Health Pharmacy PPSU, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Syed Ahmed: Health Protection Scotland, NHS National Services Scotland, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Jim McMenamin: Health Protection Scotland, NHS National Services Scotland, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Jennifer Reid: Public Health Protection Unit, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Karen Pawelczyk: Public Health Pharmacy PPSU, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Liz McGovern: Public Health Pharmacy PPSU, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Flu is a serious illness and immunisation is the most effective preventative but uptake in at risk patients under age 65 (Under65@risk) has persistently remained well below Scottish Government targets1, varying considerably amongst GP practices, prompting a quality improvement approach.

    Methods

    GGC practices with flu vaccine uptake for

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