NHS Stay well this winter campaign

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Are you over 65, a carer or someone with a long term health condition? If so you may be eligible for a free flu jab.

As you may be aware, flu is a highly infectious disease and can lead to serious complications so if you are eligible, don't miss out  on a FREE flu jab. Those who are eligible for the free flu vaccine include:

Those who are eligible for the free flu vaccine include:

  • Adults over 65
  • People with long-term health conditions, including asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), bronchitis, emphysema, diabetes, kidney or liver disease or diabetes
  • People with neurological conditions like cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis. motor neurone disease or Parkinson’s
  • People who have Alzheimer’s, a learning disability or had a stroke
  • Pregnant women
  • Children aged 2 and 3, as well as pupils in reception class and school years 1 to  4.
 “If you are eligible for the flu vaccine get it now – it’s free because you need it. Contact your GP or pharmacist to get the flu jab.” Download the Stay Well this Winter leaflet for more information.