The latest figures show that community pharmacy flu vaccinations are ten times the level this September compared to September 2019.
An unprecedented response from the public has left one Scottish health board unable to cope with the demand for flu vaccinations.
Scottish pharmacy contractors participation’ in the vaccination programme, a one-off participation fee of £250 per pharmacy will be offered.
The flu vaccine programme for older primary school children in Fife is being postponed due to supply issues.
Earlier this month the Scottish Government said some batches of the Fluenz Tetra nasal spray vaccine were unlikely to arrive as planned due to “routine testing” issues, which are not related to safety or effectiveness.