Sixty seconds on . . . flu vaccine for health staffBMJ 2017; 359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j5629 (Published 05 December 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j5629
- Nigel Hawkes
- London, UK
Routine, isn’t it?
Not at all. Scarcely half of those in the NHS get an annual flu vaccination, despite repeated urging.
They don’t think they’re at risk; they’re afraid it will make them unwell; they think flu is a minor illness and, frankly, getting vaccinated is a bit too much trouble. Those are the commonest excuses. …