Flu

Do not book a flu vaccination unless you fall into one of the high risk groups.Do not book a flu vaccination unless you fall into one of the high risk groups.

The following patients are considered to be at a higher than average risk of developing complications of flu and it is recommended that you should have a flu jab if you:

  • Are 65 or over
  • Have a serious medical condition (see below)
  • Live in a residential or nursing home
  • Are the main Carer for an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if you fall ill
  • Are a healthcare or social care professional directly involved in patient care

Medical Conditions that put you at higher risk of flu:

  • Chronic (long-term) respiratory disease, such as severe asthma, COPD or bronchitis
  • Chronic heart disease, such as heart failure
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Chronic liver disease
  • Chronic neurological disease, such as Parkinson's disease or motor neurone disease
  • Diabetes
  • A weakened immune system due to disease (such as HIV/AIDS) or treatment (such as cancer treatment.
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