In the autumn/winter of 2018/19, the vaccine will be available free on the NHS for eligible children, including:

  • Children aged 2 and 3 on August 31 2018 – that is, children born between September 1 2014 and August 31 2016
  • Children in reception class and school years 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
  • In some parts of the country, all primary school-aged children will be offered the vaccine (following a pilot in some areas)
  • Children aged 2 to 17 with long-term health conditions

Please visit NHS choices or the Let’s get page about Vaccinations in schools and college age children.

To read more about who should have the flu vaccine visit the NHS choices page.

Always seek your GP’s advice regarding your eligibility for the Flu jab.