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Planning for the flu vaccination programme examined

05 March 2018

The Science and Technology Committee examines the planning for the flu vaccination programme.

The Committee considers how advice is formulated and cost-effectiveness issues are addressed, the reasons for different types of vaccines for different groups of the population, the effectiveness and take-up of the vaccination programme, and any plans for adjustments for the next flu season in terms of the vaccines uses and groups targeted.

Witnesses

Wednesday 7 March 2018, Committee Room 16, Palace of Westminster

At 9.30am

  • Professor Paul Cosford, Director for Health Protection and Medical Director, Public Health England
  • Professor Steve Powis, National Medical Director, NHS England
  • Professor Jonathan Van-Tam, Deputy Chief Medical Officer
  • Professor Andrew Pollard, Chair, Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation
  • Dr Sue Crossland, President Elect, Society for Acute Medicine

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