NHS urges over-65s to take advantage of record flu vaccination programme

Older people across the UK are now being offered the most effective vaccine in the world as part of the programme which is providing a record 8.5 million doses, free of charge.

The NHS has launched a campaign to promote flu vaccines to the over 65s, as part of the annual campaign to encourage the public to stay well before the winter period.

All vaccines have now been delivered to those surgeries and pharmacists who placed an order on time and the NHS is reassuring the public that there is sufficient supply of the vaccine in stock for everyone to get protected ahead of winter.

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