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Immunisation is your best defence against influenza. Even fit and healthy people should consider getting the flu jab to protect themselves.



Flu vaccinations are now available at many community pharmacies.  Click on the link below to find your nearest pharmacy offering the service.


2024 eligibility

The flu season for 2024 begins on 2 April 2024. The flu vaccine is free for those who are most vulnerable to becoming very sick if they get the flu.

For the 2024 flu season, the vaccine is funded for everyone:

-  65 years old and over

It is also funded for people under 65 who are most at risk of becoming very sick from flu, such as people:

-  with long-term conditions (like asthma, diabetes or cardiovascular disease)

-  with reduced immune function

-  who are pregnant

with specific mental health conditions or addiction issues

-  4 years old and under who have been hospitalised for respiratory illness or have a history of significant respiratory illness.


Find your nearest flu vaccine accredited pharmacy