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Rotavirus (Routine childhood immunisation vaccination programme)

Rotavirus (Routine childhood immunisation vaccination programme) is commissioned for delivery by general practice, following recommendations from the Joint Committee on Vaccinations and Immunisations (JCVI).

Background

Immunisation is one of the most successful and cost-effective public health interventions. High immunisation rates are key to preventing the spread of infectious disease, complications and possible early death, along with protecting the population's health through individual and herd immunity.

This service is one of a number of programmes commissioned for delivery by general practice, following recommendations from the Joint Committee on Vaccinations and Immunisations (JCVI).

Purpose and outline

The purpose is to calculate, report and pay for activity undertaken in line with contractual agreement.

How this service is commissioned and provided

NHS England Regional team commissions this service from GP practices.

NHS England service specifications.

NHS Employers Vaccination and Immunisation requirements.

2019/20

Information about this service

Quality service start date: 1 April 2019

Quality service end date: 31 March 2020

Payment period: Monthly

Collection frequency: Monthly

Manual or automatic entry: Automatic data collection

Included in data collection: All GP system suppliers

Co-commissioning: No

Classification: Vaccination and Immunisation programme

Service user guides

The Calculating Quality Reporting Service (CQRS) user guides describe how to participate, manually enter and declare achievement for this service. Activity and achievement should be recorded monthly.

Payment count/clinical codes

Commissioners and practice should refer to our supporting business rules for information on management information counts and clinical codes.

Further information to support users can be found on the SNOMED CT Implementation in Primary Care site, including Codes to support Technical Requirements 18-19 -  a document providing appropriate Read v2 and CTV3 codes for SNOMED CT concept IDs.

Last edited: 14 February 2020 8:26 am