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Vaccination

Question for Department of Health

UIN 199990, tabled on 10 June 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether NHS England plans to commission immunisation services through the any qualified provider procurement model.

Answered on

17 June 2014

NHS England's Area Teams are already free to commission provision of immunisation services as they see fit in accordance with relevant legislation, to ensure that immunisation services are safe, effective, and of high quality. For example, NHS England commissions community pharmacies as supplementary providers of seasonal influenza immunisation.

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Department of Health and Social Care