Immunisation

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.

  • Asthma
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Heart problems
  • Diabetes
  • 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.