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Flu and Winter

The winter of 2021/22 is set to be an exceptionally challenging one for care providers.

The COVID-19 pandemic is ongoing. At the same time, the 'routine' winter pressures - including flu, staff sickness and increased demand for services - will return.

The CPA will develop and signpost you to information and guidance, and ensure your voices are heard at national level.

Winter plan 2021/22

3 November 2021

Government's Winter plan including funding, workforce, vaccinations and IPC.

Read the Winter Plan

Flu and Winter News

Latest Winter measures for social care

10 December 2022

£300m workforce fund, booster programme, care home visiting and testing

Read DHSC announcement

Flu vaccination guidance for care workers

9 September 2021

Government guidance and promotional resources on why and how to get flu vaccinations.

Access PHE resources

Developing an effective staff flu vaccination programme

9 September 2021

NHS information on what makes an effective staff vaccination programme

Read Kathy's statement

Guidance and information

Winter Plan 2020/21

08 October 2020

Key issues within the Winter Plan and CPA response.

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Flu guidance for social care

29 October 2020

Guidance and information for social care employers and employees

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Flu vaccine supplies

18 September 2020

Information on flu vaccine supplies and how to access a vaccination

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