The 2022 Influenza campaign will commence in April. This year, vaccination is mandatory for all category A/B staff and highly recommended for category C staff.
- Category A/B staff – Staff who have direct and indirect contact with, or potential exposure to blood or body substances.
- Category C staff –Staff who have minimal patient contact.
- Denominator – the number of staff permanently, temporarily or casually (bank staff) employed by the nominated hospital/health service who worked one or more shifts during the influenza vaccination campaign.
- Numerator –the number of staff vaccinated against influenza (within the hospital/health service or elsewhere), staff classified as contraindicated, declined or unknown.