Flu vaccinations for 2023 – 2024

11th November 2023Medical

The below groups will be eligible for a flu vaccine from 01 September 2023:

  • Those aged 65 years and over
  • Those aged 6 months to under 65 years in clinical risk groups
  • Pregnant women
  • All children aged 2 or 3 years on 31 August 2023
  • Primary school aged children (from Reception to Year 6)
  • Those in long-stay residential care homes
  • Carers in receipt of carer’s allowance, or those who are the main carer of an elderly or disabled person
  • Close contacts of immunocompromised individuals

Frontline workers in a social care setting, without an employer led occupational health scheme. Including those working for a registered residential care or nursing home, registered domiciliary care providers, voluntary managed hospice providers and those that are employed by those who receive direct payments (personal budgets) or Personal Health budgets, such as Personal Assistants

House-bound patients will be contacted in due course and be offered vaccination at home by our approved local pharmacy