Winter Flu

If you think you are at risk, you could be entitled to a free NHS flu jab to help stay ‘flu free’ over the coming months.

People recommended to have the flu vaccine include:

  • Everyone aged 65 years and over

  • Children and adults with an underlying health condition (such as long-term heart or respiratory disease)

  • Children and adults with weakened immune systems

  • Children aged two and three plus children in reception class and school years one, two, three and four

  • Everyone who is the main carer for an older or disabled person

  • Pregnant women

To find out if you or someone you look after could be entitled to the free NHS flu jab, then contact your GP surgery or pharmacy.

To find out more about the flu and other ‘at risk’ groups, visit