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Community Pharmacy Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Advanced Service

Any community pharmacy in England can provide the service, as long as it:

  • has a consultation room
  • can procure the vaccination
  • can meet the data recording requirements
  • has appropriately trained staff

Terms and fees for the service will be set out in Drug Tariff Part VIC.

You can view the:

Amended Directions for the Community Pharmacy Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Advanced Service (CPSIVAS) and the NHS Urgent Medicines Supply Advanced Service pilot (NUMSAS)(PDF: 45 KB)Updated determinations for CPSIVAS and NUMSAS for September (PDF: 73 KB)These apply from 1 September and will be included in Part VIC of the Drug Tariff from October.

Service Specification and Patient Group Direction (PGD).

Register to provide the service

No registration or de-registration is required for the 2018/19 service.

All you need to do is Submit a digital or completed paper claim and accept the terms of service.

You’ll still need to tell NHS Choices if and when you are providing the service.

Submit a claim for payment

You can claim reimbursement for the vaccinations you administer and any associated fees online or by paper form.

Claim online

Guide to the flu vaccination online submission process (PDF: 172KB)A step by step guide to submitting your flu vaccination claim online (PDF: 735KB)Enhancements made to the 2018/19 digital flu claims process (PDF: 533KB)

Claim by paper form

Complete the Community Pharmacy Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Advanced Service claim form (PDF: 193KB) and submit it to us with your FP34C each month.

Make sure you use the correct version of the form (V2 2018/19) to avoid any delays in payment.

Claims will be accepted by us within 6 months of administration of the vaccination, in accordance with the usual Drug Tariff claims process. Later claims will not be processed.

Previous years' data

You can view the data relating to the 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18 services.

More information

If you have any questions about this service, Ask Us

Find out more information about the service in our regular webinars.