The transfer of excess QIV and LAIV flu vaccine stock between providers


The transfer of excess QIV and LAIV flu vaccine stock between providers

November 8, 2019

Please find below a letter explaining that the MHRA has confirmed that it would not prevent the transfer of flu vaccines QIV for under 65s and LAIV for Children between providers under the given circumstance of ‘in short supply’ or ‘no supply’ available.

Further information regarding vaccine supply issues and guidance on how to manage this will be circulated in due course.

Please note the information has also been shared with:

  • NHS Trusts through cascade by Regions to regional health care worker and urgent and emergency care leads; and
  • the General Practitioners Committee and Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee with an Embargo on publication until  2pm 8th


NHS England NHS Improvement Transfer of excess QIV & LAIV vaccine stock November 2019 final

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