GP practices will have to manually enter information on the number of Meninogococcal B (MenB) infant vaccination courses they have administered in August after the automatic collection was delayed.
NHS Digital has released a bulletin to practices warning they will not receive payment for any doses administered between 1 August to 31 August unless this has been manually included inputted.
The GP Extraction System is now expected to be able to start the first automatic extracts of MenB vaccination data from October, for achievement in September.
The bulletin states that ‘action is required’ from practices, and says: ’Please note, automatic collection of the above service has been delayed. All GP practices are therefore required to manually input information this month September) for this service (achievement period 1 August – 31 August).
‘The first automatic collection will now take place in October. The online timetable has been amended to reflect this change.’