Flu vaccination

Changes to the eligible cohorts for the NHS flu vaccine for 2022/23

NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) have announced there will be two eligible cohorts under the 2022/23 Community Pharmacy Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Advanced Service.  The two cohorts are:

  • Those aged 65 years and over
  • Those aged 18 to less than 65 years in the at risk group, including pregnant women.

Cohorts that were eligible in 2021/22 season but not eligible in the 2022/22 are those aged 50 to 64 years and primary care staff.

The letter also highlights that the reimbursable vaccines for the coming season remain unchanged, there are changes to the first line vaccination recommendations.

For full details of the changes see:

NHSE&I flu vaccination letter for the 2022/23 season