Uptake of influenza vaccine by healthcare workers in an acute hospital in Ireland.

@article{Ororke2003UptakeOI,
  title={Uptake of influenza vaccine by healthcare workers in an acute hospital in Ireland.},
  author={C O'rorke and William P. Bourke and Daniel Bedford and Fred Howell},
  journal={Irish medical journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={96 7},
  pages={207-9}
}
Healthcare workers are recommended to receive influenza vaccination. The aims of this study were to assess the uptake of the influenza vaccine by healthcare workers in an acute hospital setting and ascertain factors as to why health care workers availed of the vaccine or not. The vaccine was available free of charge and the times when and the locations where the vaccine was available were well advertised. A questionnaire was distributed to a presenting sample of 300 healthcare workers at the… CONTINUE READING