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Flu vaccinations 2023-2024

Woman receiving a flu vaccine

Find information on the influenza (flu) vaccine programmes, which will continue to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The programme in the UK is based on recommendations by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JVCI).


Available to everyone

Who is this resource for?

This resource is aimed at nurses and nursing support workers across all settings and levels of practice, including students of health, social work and care professions.

What will this resource give me?

  • advice on where to go if you are having any difficulties accessing vaccination in your frontline care role
  • guidance for mass vaccination and the COVID-19 vaccination
  • information on the different vaccine types
  • who should get what, depending on ages and groups, such as those at risk of severe infection
  • the role of health and social care workers to protect patients and nurses
  • links to additional guidance from the RCN and nationwide organisations, including immunisation training
  • training resources for health care professionals
  • country-specific guidance.

Resource last reviewed

15 Dec 2023

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