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Posts relating to PHE Priority 3: Protecting the country's health

Health Matters: Delivering the flu immunisation programme during the COVID-19 pandemic

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The latest edition of Health Matters, PHE’s professional resource, focuses on the national flu immunisation programme and the delivery of the 2020/21 programme. This blog provides a summary of the full edition’s content.

Using open innovation and big data in the fight against antimicrobial resistance

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Public Health England has been awarded £5.1 million to create a virtual ‘open access’ centre, which will gather real-time patient data on resistant infections, helping clinicians understand when to use and preserve antibiotics in their treatment. Read the blog to find out more.

Increasing vaccine uptake: Strategies for addressing barriers in primary care

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England is a world leader in childhood vaccinations but PHE data show that while coverage remains high, children’s vaccine uptake has been slowly decreasing since 2012-13. This blog looks at 10 ways to address barriers to vaccination in primary care.