As many of us are aware flu season is fast approaching. Seasonal influenza is unpredictable but still a huge recurring pressure within healthcare settings (Public Health England, 2019).
Although many of us are in general good health, we have a large proportion of individuals within society who are at risk of becoming ill, which in turn can possibly result in death.
At risk groups include;
- Older people
- Babies and young children
- Pregnant woman
- Those with underlying diseases
- Those who are immunosuppressed.
Flu vaccinations for health professionals are just as important as vaccinations for patients and the general public. Make sure you get yours!
If any information is required regarding where to access the flu vaccine please do no hesitate to contact our clinical lead, Kelly Lewis.