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BMA: Practices should send over-65s to pharmacies if unable to source new flu

Wednesday 19th September 2018

GP practices can administer the quadrivalent (QIV) flu vaccine to patients over 65 as a 'last resort' and still be reimbursed in the usual way, the BMA has said.
 
But the guidance said practices should, in the first instance, advise patients to return for their vaccination when the aTIV vaccine is in stock or signpost them to another provider.
 
The new advice comes amid warnings that ...

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