The latest figures show that community pharmacy flu vaccinations are ten times the level this September compared to September 2019.
A national service allowing vaccinations through pharmacy will likely prove to be a real missed opportunity.
Difficulties in many areas of Scotland on the first day of this year’s flu vaccine programme have led to questions being asked.
The Royal College of General Practitioners has raised concerns about flu vaccine supply and delivery this coming year.
Social care workers, people over 55 and household members of those who are shielding will all be eligible for the free seasonal flu vaccine.
Providers will work to vaccinate more than 30 million people during this flu season – millions more than received it last year.