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Flu Vaccinations

Kepple Lane Pharmacy provides free NHS Flu vaccinations for patients most at risk in infuenza (flu) aged 18 years and older. Patients eligible for a FREE flu vaccine are listed below 


  • All people aged 65 years or over Including those becoming age 65 years by 31 March 2024

  • People aged from 18 years to less than 65 years of age with one or more serious medical condition(s) outlined below:

    • Chronic (long term) respiratory disease, such as severe asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or bronchitis

    • Chronic heart disease, such as heart failure

      Congenital heart disease, hypertension with cardiac complications, chronic heart failure, individuals requiring regular medication and/or follow-up for ischaemic heart disease. This includes individuals with atrial fibrillation, peripheral vascular disease or a history of venous thromboembolism.

    • Chronic kidney disease at stage three, four or five Chronic kidney disease at stage 3, 4 or 5, chronic kidney failure, nephrotic syndrome, kidney transplantation.

    • Chronic liver disease such as Cirrhosis, biliary atresia, chronic hepatitis

    • Chronic neurological disease, such as Parkinson’s disease or motor neurone disease or learning disability

    • Diabetes

      Type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes requiring insulin or oral hypoglycaemic drugs, diet-controlled diabetes.

      Addison’s disease, secondary or tertiary adrenal insufficiency requirement steroid replacement.

    • Immunosuppression, a weakened immune system due to disease (such as HIV/AIDS) or treatment (such as cancer treatment)

    • Splenic dysfunction or asplenia

    • Morbid obesity Adults with a Body Mass Index over 40kg/m

    • Pregnant women (including those women who become pregnant during the flu season)

    • People living in long-stay residential care homes or other long-stay care facilities

    • Carers - People aged 18 or over who are in receipt of a carer’s allowance, or those who are the main carer of an older or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if the carer falls ill.

    • Close contacts of immunocompromised individuals

    • Frontline workers in a social care setting without employer led occupational health schemes

    • Hospice workers without employer led occupational health schemes

    • Frontline workers without employer led occupational health schemes

Patients who are not eligible for a FREE NHS vaccine can still obtain a PRIVATE FLU VACCINATION - at a cost of £15