Flu jabs will be made freely available to millions more people in the UK this year in what has been hailed the “most comprehensive flu vaccination programme in the UK’s history”. Flu jabs are available either on the NHS or from certain high street pharmacies like Lloyds. But how much is the flu jab in Lloyds this year
What is the flu vaccine?
Flu jabs are made freely available to millions of people each year on the NHS.
These vaccines help protect eligible children and adults from the flu and its complications.
This year as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across the globe, the NHS has extended the list of those eligible for the vaccine.
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How to book a flu jab with Lloyds
It is not necessary to book a flu jab with a Lloyds Pharmacy, you can simply call into your local vaccinating pharmacy.
But if you prefer you can also book online here.
The pharmacy advises patients to call ahead of time to check availability and where possible pharmacists in-store will endeavour to help find a time which is suitable to you.
You can also complete the Lloyds Pharmacy flu vaccination consultation online here ahead of your visit with Lloyds Phamarmcy’s online doctor service.
When is the best time to get vaccinated?
The best time to get your flu jab is anytime from the beginning of October to early November.
However, Lloyds Pharmacy outlets offer vaccinations through to March so you are able to visit any time during the winter season.
This year, the NHS has recommended the use of two different vaccinations depending on your age.
For those aged 65 and over, they will have the Fluad jab, while those aged 18 to 65 will have the Quadrivalent vaccine.