NHS Flu Vaccination Service
Why get a flu jab?
Free NHS flu jabs
Flu can be serious in some patient groups as it can lead to further complications. The NHS free flu jab service provides free flu vaccinations to these specific patient groups. We may be able to offer you free NHS flu vaccinations if you are 65 and over (including those who will be 65 by 31 March 2024), or if you are aged 18 or over and you are:
- are pregnant.
- have diabetes.
- have asthma (using a preventer inhaler), COPD or other long-term lung conditions.
- have a long-term heart condition.
- have a liver or kidney disease.
- have a learning disability.
- are severely overweight with a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or above.
- have a neurological condition, such as Parkinson’s disease.
- have a weak immune system or live with someone who has a weak immune system due to a medical condition, medication or treatment.
- care for someone whose welfare may be at risk in case you are ill.
- work as a frontline health or social care worker within a residential or nursing home, a hospice or work for a care home provider.
- are a resident of a nursing or long-stay residential home.