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Flu Vaccine - Patient Information

Below are 7 Patient Information Leaflets concerning Flu and the importance of a Flu Vaccine. 


 Carers and Flu Vaccine Importance

 Chronic Kidney Disease and Flu Vaccine Importance

 Diabetes and Flu Vaccine Importance

 Heart Disease and Flu Vaccine Importance

 Liver Disease and Flu Vaccine Importance

 Neurological Disease and Flu Vaccine Importance

 Respiratory Conditions and Flu Vaccine Importance


You are eligible for a free vaccine if you:


  • Are 65 years of age or older
  • Healthy children aged two, three and four plus children in school years one and two
  • Are pregnant, regardless of the stage of pregnancy you've reached
  • Care for elderly or disabled
  • Are severely overweight with a Body Mass Index (BMI) over 40 
  • Live in a long-stay care facility
  • Are a health or social care worker
  • Have certain medical conditions such as:

Child flu nasal spray

chronic respiratory diseases

chronic heart disease                          

chronic kidney disease

chronic liver disease

chronic neurological conditions


problems with your spleen

a weakened immune system as the result of conditions such as HIV and AIDS, or medication such as steroid tablets or chemotherapy

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