Date lodged: 18 October 2018
To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to engage with GP practices to ensure that they receive the correct quantities of the flu vaccination this year and in subsequent years.
Answered by: Joe FitzPatrick 6 November 2018
Scottish Government, including the CMO, and partners such as HPS and National Procurement produce and distribute specific communications for GPs in the run up to the season to assist practices in planning. This year communications included updates to GPs highlighting the JCVI recommendations and a request to review their eligible patient numbers to identify the quantity of vaccines required for their eligible groups.