National Flu Immunisation Programme 2022 to 2023
The flu vaccine is a safe and effective vaccine. It's offered every year on the NHS to help protect people at risk of getting seriously ill from flu.
This page is about the flu vaccine for adults.
Find out about the children's flu vaccine
The best time to have the flu vaccine is in the autumn or early winter before flu starts spreading. But you can get the vaccine later.
If you have any questions about vaccinations, you can:
Eligibility for flu vaccination