Seasonal flu jab

What is flu? Isn’t it just a heavy cold? How will I know I’ve got it?

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Why do I need the jab?

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Who is entitled to a free jab?

I am pregnant. Do I need a flu vaccination this year?

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I am pregnant, haven’t had the vaccination and think I may now have flu. What should I do?

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This is the easy part. If you qualify for a seasonal flu jab, all you need to do is to contact your GP practice and book an appointment for the vaccination.
 
The best time to be vaccinated is at the start of the flu season from October to early November, so it’s good to get in early and get flu safe in time for the winter.
 

More information

Talk to your GP or Practice Nurse or visit www.nhs.uk/flu