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Your views will help the NHS understand why people do or do not chose to have the flu vaccine.

The closing date for responses is 1st September 2020

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About flu vaccination

Flu can be unpleasant, but usually clears up within a week. However, flu can be more severe for some people, leading to serious complications such as pneumonia. For this reason, the NHS offers the flu vaccine free of charge to:

  • adults aged 65 and over
  • adults aged 50 to 64 (later in the flu season)
  • people with certain medical conditions (including children in at-risk groups from 6 months of age)
  • pregnant women
  • children aged 2 and 3 on 31 August 2019
  • children in primary school
  • front line health or social care workers
  • people who are on the shielded patient list and members of their household

The flu vaccine is given as an injection to adults and children aged six months to two years old. Children aged two to 17 are offered a nasal spray. People that can’t have injections, or who do not like needles, can also request the nasal spray.

Anyone can request a flu vaccination. However, if you are not in one of the groups mentioned above, there is a charge.

You can find out more about flu vaccination by clicking here.

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