The Department of Health now recommends that people aged 65 and over, and younger people in the listed risk groups below should be vaccinated for influenza each year.
- Chronic bronchitis
- Heart problems
- Kidney disease
- Neurological and degenerative disease
They also recommend Pneumonia vaccination for all patients over 65 and younger people in certain at risk groups. This injection is a once-only dose of vaccine which can be given at the same time as the Influenza
For more information about immunisations visit NHS Choices.