The following patients are eligible for a free flu vaccine

Patients aged 65+

You are eligible for a flu vaccine this year  if you are aged 65 or over. 

Patients aged 18 – 64 with a long term health condition

Adults aged 18 to 64 with a long term condition such as asthma or diabetes etc will be offered the flu vaccine as a priority.

Patients who are employed in a Health and Social Care Setting

Healthcare and Social Care workers can prevent the spread of flu and save lives by getting the flu vaccine. The best way to protect you, your patients and your family is to get this year’s vaccine. You can pass the flu virus to somebody you care for even before you know that you are sick.

Patients who are pregnant 

Getting a flu vaccine is the first and most important step in protecting against flu when you are pregnant. The vaccine given during pregnancy helps protect both the mother and her baby from flu. 

All Patients aged 50 – 64

Children eligible for a nasal flu at the surgery – 2 – 4 year olds

Children aged 2 and 3 will be given the vaccination by the Practice Nurse. Children who are 4 years old are also eligible for a flu vaccination.