Last year, 248 people ended up in hospital across East Sussex due to flu and there were also a small number of deaths across the county as a result of the viral infection. Continue reading
East Sussex Better Together partner East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust has significantly improved staff flu vaccination rates by over a third, helping to protect patients and the public over the winter.
The Trust vaccinated 72% frontline staff, significantly up from 53% the previous winter (2016/17).
The Trust’s campaign to be an #ESHTFlufighter used social media, internal communications channels, and posters along with a large group of peer vaccinators to dramatically boost the numbers of staff taking up the vaccinations. Continue reading