Flu can affect anyone, but if you have a long-term health condition, the effects of flu can make it worse even if the condition is well managed and you normally feel well. You should have the free flu vaccine if you are:
or have a long-term condition such as:
All those who have any condition listed above, or who are:
Those aged 50 to 64 years old will also be offered flu vaccination this year.
For this influenza season (1 September 2021 to 31 March 2022) all eligible primary care contractors and their frontline staff, including locums, will be able to receive an influenza vaccination. Primary care contractors and frontline staff are those involved in patient-facing frontline provision of NHS primary care services, including non-clinical reception and counter staff who play an integral part in patient-facing care on a day-to-day basis in primary care settings. Any primary care contractors and their staff not involved in patient-facing frontline provision of NHS primary care services are not included in the definition of frontline staff.