Flu can be a serious illness, particularly for vulnerable people, so it is worth considering getting a flu jab not only to protect yourself but also your service users from infection. Our Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics, explain that it is important you identify and minimise risk to your service users.
For more information, ask your employer for advice or visit:
Public Health England’s annual flu programme
NHS Health Scotland’s flu section
Public Health Wales flu information
Flu Aware NI’s FAQ’s for healthcare workers