!!! Now more than ever - get your free flu jab!!!!
Children aged 2 or 3 years can get a free flu vaccine at your GP practice. Book your appointment now.
Children aged 4 12 get their free flu vaccine at school – not the GP practice.
Here's a statement from Dr Musharraf Hussain Al-Azhari, Director of British Fatwa Council, ‘Considering (the) evidence, we conclude the nasal flu vaccine containing porcine gelatine is permissible for use.’ Further info at https://mcb.org.uk/resources/opvac/ If after considering you still do not want your child to have the nasal spray vaccine, the flu jab, which is an injection, does not contain porcine, and it can be given to children in this circumstance. THE FLU VACCINE AND PORCINE (PORK) GELATINE - CLICK LINK For More Information (PDF, 1.95MB)
Pregnant women are advised to have a free flu vaccine. The flu jab will help protect both you and your baby. Flu vaccine is safe to have at any stage of your pregnancy - from the first few weeks right up to your expected delivery date. Pregnant women can get a free flu jab at ante-natal clinic, pharmacy or GP. Taking the flu vaccine while pregnant also protects your baby for the first few months of their lives.
People 65 years and over are eligible for a free flu vaccine, Flu can lead to serious complications and hospital visits, get a flu jab if you have an underlying condition or at greater risk from Covid-19 - get yours NOW contact your GP to Book an Appointment.
People with a learning disability can have a free flu vaccine – see your GP or pharmacist.
Asylum seekers can have a free flu vaccine – contact your GP
People who are homeless can have a free flu vaccine – contact your GP