5 ways to boost flu vax uptake among healthcare workers

More robust flu vaccination campaigns are warranted to increase the low uptake of the vaccine among healthcare workers, Victorian researchers suggest.

With some hospitals having fewer than half their staff vaccinated against influenza, immunisation researchers say new approaches are needed that go beyond just putting up posters and offering free vaccines.

Offering vaccinations for staff working weekends, offering after-hours programs and forcing refusers to decline face-to-face appear to be key steps to achieving high vaccination uptake, according to a study