Flu vaccination by injection, commonly known as the 'flu jab' is available every year on the NHS to protect adults (and some children) at risk of flu and its complications.
Flu can be unpleasant, but if you are otherwise healthy it will usually clear
up on its own within a week.
anyone over the age of 65
Anyone in these risk groups is more likely to develop potentially serious complications of flu, such as pneumonia (a lung infection), so it's recommended that they have a flu vaccine every year to protect them.
The flu vaccine is given free on the NHS as an annual injection to:
Find out more about who should have the flu jab.
Flu nasal spray vaccination
The flu vaccine is given as an annual nasal spray to:
children aged two to 18 years at risk of flu
Read more about the flu nasal spray for children.
For more information on the flu please see NHS Choices website.
If you are in the high risk group as listed above please attend one of our walk in flu vaccination clinics.
Flu Vaccinations walk in clinics in 2013 will be on the following Dates & Times:
If you are not in the high risk groups then the flu jab is not available on the NHS. If you would like to have a flu jab then see your local pharmacy. They will be able to help you for a charge.
Last updated 01 January 2016