Vaccinations fees and arrangements

Vaccinations and immunisations guidance for GP practices, including new charges and changes to programmes.
Location: Wales England
Audience: GPs Practice managers
Updated: Wednesday 15 April 2020
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The national arrangements for providing vaccines are set out in the additional services section of the Statement of Financial Entitlements (SFE).

Those vaccines that are provided as enhanced services will have their arrangements outlined in service specifications.

Below are the basic rates and guidance.

 

Changes to vaccination programmes

Vaccine Cost and funding Guidance
MMR catch-up programme £5 (SFE) For 10 and 11 year olds who have not received a completed course of vaccines via the school programme.
Childhood seasonal influenza £10.06 (enhanced service) One dose of nasal spray recommended for 2-3 year olds, with alternative inactivated vaccine available for children defined as at-risk.
HPV completing dose £10.06 (SFE) For girls unable to access/missed school programme vaccination.
Meningococcal ACWY (MenACWY) completing dose £10.06 (SFE) Now includes school leavers.
Pertussis (whooping cough) for pregnant women £10.06 (enhanced service) Fee increased.
Seasonal flu and pneumococcal vaccination programme £10.06 (SFE and enhanced service) Read the guidance here.
Pneumococcal PCV £15.02 (SFE) There is a consultation underway for the removal of one dose of pneumococcal PCV from the childhood programme.

Continuing vaccination programmes

Vaccine Cost and funding
Childhood immunisations (targeted programme) Set out in chapter 11 of SFE.
Hepatitis B for at-risk (new born babies) £10.06 (SFE)
Meningococcal ACWY (MenACWY) for university freshers £10.06 (SFE)
MMR £10.06 (SFE)
Rotavirus £10.06 (SFE)
Shingles routine £10.06 (SFE)
Shingles catch-up £10.06 (SFE)