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Flu Vaccination

What is Flu?

  • A viral illness which can cause many unpleasant symptoms such as high temperature, headaches, body aches, tiredness and sore throat.
  • Easily spread between people through coughs and sneezes and by touching infected surfaces.
  • Most common between October and March.
  • 600-13,000 deaths associated with flu in the UK annually.

How can Browns Helps?

1.5 million flu vaccinations were delivered through community pharmacies last year alone, offering a quick and convenient alternative to visiting the GP. Our walk-in service can be used while you wait for your prescription.

Is it free?

You are eligible to receive a FREE NHS flu jab if you:

·      are 65 years of age or over

·      are pregnant*

·      are a carer*

And/or have certain medical conditions* including:

·      Asthma and COPD

·      Kidney disease

·      Neurological disease

·      Heart disease

·      Liver disease

·      Diabetes *patients must be 18 years of age or over

This free service is funded by NHS England.

For those patients who are not eligible for a free NHS vaccination, Browns Pharmacy offer private flu vaccinations for a fee of £10. Our walk-in service can be used while you wait for your prescription.

If you have a Flu Vaccination at Browns, the pharmacy will inform your GP so that your medical records can be updated.

How often do I need a vaccination?

The flu virus changes every winter, so even if you have had a previous vaccination against flu it is important to have a regular yearly vaccination.

Don’t suffer from the flu this winter; protect yourself and those around you by getting a jab.

 

Our services include:

  • You are eligible to receive a FREE NHS flu jab if you:
  • Are 65 years of age or over
  • Are pregnant
  • Are a carer
  • And/or have certain medical conditions* including: Asthma and COPD, Kidney disease, Neurological disease, Heart disease, Liver disease, Diabetes