News from Public Health Wales
News from NHS Wales
Protect your child. 2 and 3 year olds can have nasal flu vaccine at the surgery.
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Who should have a Flu vaccine? Click here.
Who should have a flu vaccine?
Flu vaccine is recommended and free of charge on the NHS to the following groups of people:
Individuals from 6 months of age with one (or more) long term health condition, including:
- Chest problems (including moderate to severe asthma)
- Diabetes (including diet controlled)
- Heart problems
- Kidney disease
- Liver disease
- Neurological disease
- Stroke or mini stroke
- Suppressed immune system (maybe due to cancer treatment)
- No spleen (or a spleen that doesn’t work very well)
Other people who should have a flu vaccine every year include:
- Children aged 2 to 10 years of age visit Beat Flu - Children for more information
- Adults with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 40 or more (morbidly obese)
- Pregnant women visit Pregnancy & Flu Vaccine Guide for more information
- Individuals aged 65 years or over (those aged 70 to 79 can have free flu vaccine)
- People who live in a care home
- Carers of a person whose health or welfare may be at risk if the carer falls ill
- People who work in an adult care home
- Frontline healthcare workers, this includes people who provide frequent care on a voluntary basis, members of voluntary organisations providing planned emergency first aid and Community First Responders.
You can now go direct to a Physio without seeing a Doctor. Ask at reception for details.
From the age of 70 to the age of 79 you are eligible for Shingles Vaccine.
Now booking Flu Clinics