Uptake of the seasonal influenza vaccination amongst a cohort of pharmacists in ireland

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: O'DWYER, Susan (Boots Ireland)
  • Co-author(s): Susan M O'Dwyer: Boots Ireland, Nangor Road, Dublin 12, Ireland,
    Mairead O'Grady: Boots Ireland, Nangor Road, Dublin 12, Ireland. ,
    Leigh Lehane: School of Pharmacy, University College Cork, Ireland,
    Lisa Buckley: Boots Ireland, Nangor Road, Dublin 12, Ireland, ;, School of Pharmacy, University College Cork, Ireland
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Immunisation is a crucial component in infection control and prevention of influenza. Vaccinating priority groups such as healthcare workers is a vital focus of infection prevention efforts1. The Health Service Executive in Ireland recommends that 40% of all healthcare workers in Ireland receive influenza vaccination every winter season..

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