Flu jab – who should have it and why

The NHS have released the latest information on Flu jabs in readiness for this coming winter.

Flu vaccination leaflet

EasyRead version for people with a learning disability

Getting a Flu jab for free

You can get the flu jab for free on the NHS from your local doctor, so long as one of the following applies:

  • You are aged 65 or over
  • You are pregnant
  • You suffer from a health condition like severe asthma or diabetes (consult with your doctor to find out if you’re eligible)
  • You care for someone whose welfare may be at risk if you fall ill

Where to get it


Asda has a pharmacy service in 255 stores nationwide, open seven days a week. And it’s reasonable, costing just £7 per person for the jab.


At Boots the jab sets you back £12.99. You need to go through a questionnaire with the pharmacist beforehand.

Co-operative Pharmacy

The Co-op has a pharmacy service in more than 450 branches across the UK, where the injection will cost you £10.

You can find a branch which offers the flu jab on this section of the website.

Lloyds Pharmacy

Lloyds Pharmacy has more than 1,600 pharmacies across the UK. You can find your nearest one by putting in your details on this section of the Lloyds website.

If you do get your jab from Lloyds it will cost you £10.


Sainsbury’s stores with a pharmacy offer the flu jab. Vaccinations cost £9. You get Nectar points on them too.

You can search here for your nearest Sainsbury’s Pharmacy.


You can find your nearest Superdrug that has a pharmacy here.

It will set you back £9.99 for the jab.


Many Tesco stores now offer a pharmacy, and you can get your jab here for £9. All you need to do is pop into the store.

You can find your nearest Tesco Pharmacy on using this tool on the Tesco website.



Wrexham Memorial Hall Jobs fair

Human Support Group Ltd –  Wrexham branch, coordinators Jenny and Kimberley, had the chance to discuss the benefits of our Homecare Support service today (9th Sept 2016) with The Mayor of Wrexham Councillor John Pritchard. The Mayor took time to talk to the ladies about how our Service Users choosing to  live independently in their own home, but now require assistance with their personal care, can access our services. He also discussed how people can now start a great new career in care.

If you would like to find out more about a career in care with the Human Support Group

please contact: 0800 915 8241

email: careers@humansupportgroup.co.uk