Who should have them?
You are eligible to receive a free flu jab if you:
- are 65 years of age or over.
- are pregnant.
- have certain medical conditions.
- are very overweight.
- are living in a long-stay residential care home or other long-stay care facility.
- receive a carer's allowance, or you are the main carer for an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if you fall ill.
- are a healthcare worker with direct patient contact, or a social care worker.
- Children aged between six months and two years of age who are in an at-risk group
- should have the flu jab.
- Children aged between two and 18 who are in an at-risk group should have the flu vaccine nasal spray.
- All children aged between 2 and 7 as at 31 August 2015 are eligible for the flu nasal spray vaccine.
We run flu Clinics at Brailsford and Hulland Ward in September/October, please contact the surgery for more information. We generally have drop in sessions and appointments available.
See the links below for more information on flu jabs:
Who should have the flu vaccine