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Age UK London Conference

Published on 15 November 2019 02:43 PM

It’s never too late!”

      Increasing Flu Vaccine Uptake

Conference - Tuesday 26th November, 10am – 1.30pm

Lumen, 88 Tavistock Place (corner of Wakefield St), WC1H 9RS

  • Aimed at older peoples organisations
  • To raise awareness of low level uptake of flu vaccine across London
  • To highlight the risks of flu, particularly to the most vulnerable
  • To challenge common myths about the flu vaccine
  • To share good practice and resources in promotion of the flu vaccine

Register to attend via Eventbrite https://flu26november.eventbrite.co.uk

Time

Speaker

Topic

10.00 – 10.15

Registration – Tea/Coffee

Participants arrive

 

10.15 – 10.25

Dr Tony Burch

Age UK London  Trustee

Welcome & Aims of conference

10.25 – 10.45

Dr Catherine Heffernan

Public Health England / NHS Commissioning Board

Setting the scene  - the facts  about flu and its effects

10.45 – 11.05

Professor  John Oxford

Chair  Global Hygiene Council

Flu expert – why it is important for Londoners

11.05 – 11.30

Q & A led by Dr Tony Burch

 

   Questions & Answers

 

11.30 – 11.45                             Tea and Coffee  

11.45 – 11.55

Case Study

Local Public Health lead

How a CCG/local authority  can increase uptake of the flu vaccine

11.55  - 12.05

Case Study

 Older Londoner

Flu vaccine - The difference it makes  

12.05 – 12.30

Table Discussions

How can we increase uptake of the vaccine in our local area?

12.30 – 12.45

Feedback - All

Taking the message forward

12.45  - 12.55

Kathleen Egan

Age UK London  

Toolkit and Resources

12.55  - 1pm

Dr Tony Bruch

Age UK London

Next steps

Summary and Close

 

1.00  - 1.30                              LUNCH & NETWORKING